Quote of the Day

"If you think you can improve your management personally as an owner, you need to get somebody else and not try to do it yourself. That's where I disagree with the owners that are so proactive and involved technically. It's like, knock yourself out if that's fun for you. That's in hobby area. "
-- MLB Rangers co-Chair Bob Simpson, on his management style. (FT. WORTH STAR-TELEGRAM, 1/22)
Monday January 23, 2012 Vol. 18 — No. 94 Print This Issue

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