Thursday, November 16, 2006

Life Lesson from Joe Girardi, NL Manager of the Year

In money and life, vindication is sweet, but a long-term view is even better. That's the snapshot of Joe Girardi, National League Manager of the Year.

Girardi received that honor today from the Baseball Writers Association of America and it's a sweet tonic after he was rudely booted from his position by the cranky owners of the Florida Marlins. (Can you hear me booing management from Miami!!!)

The Florida Marlins did not believe Joe Girardi was the right person to continue as their manager after his performance in 2006. But the Baseball Writers Association of America felt that no one in the National League did a better job than Girardi and named him its manager of the year yesterday. Source: New York Times

In the face of a job loss, Girardi had a healthy outlook that applies to financial, professional and personal difficulties:

“We just move on, and there will be bigger and better things ahead of us,” Girardi said in a published report today.

Here's the link to the complete text of a New York Times sports article.



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