For Jimmy Rollins, leadership has been in knowing when to step aside

This article originally appeared in Sports Illustrated in 2015. "I’m not gonna get down, I’m not gonna get defeated. I’m not gonna get depressed and ‘oh, woe is me.’ I have a job to do."-- Jimmy Rollins The quote was delivered with the bluntness of an aging warrior at peace with his fate.His turn in … Continue reading For Jimmy Rollins, leadership has been in knowing when to step aside

Jimmy Rollins

The tricks of the leadership trade

Justin Turner charges as the bunt rolls down the third baseline. Collecting the ball, he wheels and fires a dart to shortstop Jimmy Rollins, who is covering third base. If this were a game, it surely would have been an out. But since this is infield practice during spring training, it’s all about learning fundamentals, … Continue reading The tricks of the leadership trade