“It’s ain’t over ’til it’s over.”
– Yogi Berra, American former Major League baseball player and manager
“The thrill of victory and the agony of defeat.”
As a kid, I heard those words spoken by Jim Kay of ABC Sports and never forgot them. On the farm, we didn’t have a lot of time to watch sports or play any, for that matter. Running a successful dairy operation took up most of my parents’ time and consequently, most of mine.
I do recall the occasionally rainy Saturday when my father would turn on the television and then lean back in his faux leather recliner with a cigarette in one hand and a cup of coffee in the other. Before long, I would hear a familiar fanfare and the words, “Spanning the...
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