Archives: July 1, 2009

A Rare Event


In Sunday’s game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Los Angeles Angels center fielder Gary Matthews, Jr. was on third base. With Erick Aybar up to bat, Matthews was given the green light by manager Mike Scioscia and, timing the pitcher’s delivery, took off—stealing home. Of note is the fact that this was a straight steal not a suicide squeeze gone bad.…

Joe Girardi – Major League Baseball – New York Yankees

It is not easy being the manager of the New York Yankees. Some may say it is the toughest job in all of sports. On this edition of Sports Spectrum Today, we visit with Yankees skipper, Joe Girardi.

Joe is a former Yankees player and a former Manager of the Year with the Florida Marlins. He played his college baseball in the Big Ten at Northwestern.

Joe talks about his faith in Christ and how he came to know Christ. He also talks about how his faith helps him deal with the pressure of managing the Yankees.

Don’t miss this interesting visit with Joe Girardi on Sports Spectrum Today.