Dee Gordon

Dee Gordon, Carl Crawford and the art of stealing bases

This story originally appeared on SportsNetLA.com in May of 2014. LOS ANGELES – Dee Gordon inches away from first base. He’s relaxed but focused, gaze locked on the pitcher. At the first sign of movement, he takes off. His cleats churn up the infield dirt as he glides toward second base, sliding head first for … Continue reading Dee Gordon, Carl Crawford and the art of stealing bases

Not all records are made to be broken

This story originally appeared in September of 2011 on NBCSports.com. But since they’ve change publishing platforms, things are a little wonky. I’ve revived it here, and I hope it inspires you to go out and break some records. ------ "I'm hoping someday that some kid, black or white, will hit more home runs than myself. Whoever it … Continue reading Not all records are made to be broken