The Lesson of Mariano Rivera

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More than a few professional athletes are known for their oversize paychecks, personalities, and egos. However, there are also many pros who play sports--and manage their careers and families--with excellence, humility, and integrity.

Those quieter athletes don't often garner the attention of tabloid reporters or television crews, but they do renew our faith and earn our respect.

In a recent Wall Street Journal piece, Jason Gay reported on the looming retirement of Yankees relief pitcher Mariano Rivera. Gay noted that Rivera's defining characteristic (an unusual one for a pro athlete) was dignity.

Read the article here.