. . . And If You Had a Tenth the Heart of Ruettiger

by Daniel Foster

A reporter asked Tampa Bay DH Manny Ramirez if we was “pressing” trying to make a good impression on his new ballclub. I don’t know what’s funnier, the notion that Manny “Being Manny” Ramirez would ever try too hard, or his actual response:

“I don’t need to impress nobody. I’ve got almost 600 home runs.”

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