The Lesson of Mariano RiveraBlog / Produced by The High Calling
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.