Dusty Baker, the epitome of the modern-day manager. Understands the 21st century superstar. Played the game. Walks the walk. Speaks the language. You hear it all the time, and it's true: The man gets it.
But you've got to understand this about Baker: Deep down inside, he's part Satchel Paige, part Casey Stengel. There's a heavy reliance on folk wisdom, and everything he says is intended to motivate somebody, regardless of color.
A lot of people got their shorts in a bunch this ...
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