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A great story Very inspiring A great lesson in that you don t need to be the best, you just need to be your best Thanks David Ross. Reading David s journey in his career leading up to and after the World Series win for the Chicago Cubs was an awesome experience It was almost like watching Game 7 all over again but from an insider s perspective This isn t just for Cubs fans, it s for any person that loves and respects the game of baseball It s an example for generations of what not only being a good teammate is means but also how to approach life with purpose and always be honest with yourself Great lessons, great read. So excited to read this book impossible to find in our local bookstores..good read NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER USA TODAY BESTSELLERPacked with compelling inside stories Chicago Tribune , Teammate is the inspiring memoir from Grandpa Rossy, the veteran catcher who became the heart and soul of theChicago Cubs championship team and was named manager in Inthe Cubs snapped ayear curse, winning the World Series in a history making, seven game series against the Cleveland Indians Of the many storylines to Chicagos fairytale season, one stood out the late career renaissance of David Ross, theyear old catcher who had played back up forof hispro seasonsBeyond Rosss remarkably strong play, he became the ultimate positive force in the Cubs locker room, mentoring and motivating his fellow players, some of them nearly twenty years his junior Thanks to Cubs Kris Bryant and Anthony Rizzo, Grandpa Rossy became a social media sensation No one, however, could have predicted that Rosss home run in his final career at bat would help seal the Cubs championship Now, in Teammate, Ross shares the inspiring story of his life in baseball, framed by the events of that unforgettable November night It isn t often that a backup catcher becomes the symbol of his team, or is the galvanizing force in the locker room or the diamond David Ross did these things not by being a superstar hitter or glitzy performer He was just the best teammate he could be.At the highest levels of competition in professional sports, you might think that inspirational lists on a whiteboard, schmaltzy and even chich d, would never be used by men who are paid millions to play a child s game Yet, this constant prompting, and the constant challenging of your teammates to be their best, to be honest with their self assessments, and to always bring all that they have and all that they are to the field is precisely what Ross insists is key to being a winner and a friend.Cub fans will rejoice in the description of how the 2016 season unfolded, and the descriptions of game 7 of the World Series play by play, out by out, eventually leading to the end of the 108 year drought for Chicago and their first World Championship of the modern era Baseball fans will enjoy Ross description of friendships and rivalries among all the teams he played for and there were a number of them Funny insights into the banter on the field, especially at the plate between catchers and umpires, are just icing on the cake.This is a well written book It tells three stories concurrently The Chicago Cubs monumental 2016 run, game 7 of the World Series, and Ross growth as a player and as a leader Grandpa Ross doesn t pull punches, even discussing mistakes he made as a player, and his terrifying experiences with concussion injuries If you love baseball, and especially if you love the Cubs, this is a must read. As a lifelong Cub fan, the 2016 season was the dream if a lifetime , David provides a bit of insight into the season and wbat made up the combination that finally brought the trophy to the north side of Chicago.Along the way we learn about the man His road to Chicago, the learning process of understand his role on the team and in lifem in being a good teammate, a good friend and a good person.I also learned that the dangers of concussions can be found in baseball.Finally, David s points for becoming a great team member are something that can be applied in life.A great read In 2016, the Chicago Cubs broke the longest title drought in American sports history 108 years David Ross was a member of that team, and in his memoir, he describes his life in baseball, including the unforgettable game 7 against the Cleveland Indians.Spending most of his career as a back up, David struck a chord with Cubs fans His infectious attitude rubbed off on his teammates, and his no nonsense approach to the game left a lasting impression on fans and the Cubs front office.Ross led by example Despite only playing one or two times a week, he regularly gave input in team meetings as well as to catchers Miguel Montero and Wilson Contreras He became the oldest player to hit a home run in game 7 of the world series and was carried off the field by his teammates As a life long fan of the Cubs, I enjoyed watching David play, and I ll always remember his game 7 home run.This book includes stories from David s early career and testimonies from former players All agree that David Ross was a great teammate and he enjoyed a long and successful career capped off with a world series title. As a Cubs fan for the last 6 decades, most of them heartbreaking, I loved reading David Ross chronicle Some of his important lessons appear early it s OK to change it s good to listen giving of yourself leads to respect It s easy to see how David, never than an acceptable backup catcher, became the critical factor in the success of the Cubs His gratitude and actual wonder at the durability of his career and the impact he has had on younger players is delightful to read Sometimes, success breeds arrogance not so here. This book was great David Toss became a hero to all cubs fans not because of his immense talent but because his immense positive influence in his team The team showed the world how much they loved Rossy and in turn the world showed Rossy how much we loved him.This book gives great insight on how to be a great teammate and how that transfers over in all walks of life Being a great teammate doesn t require god given talent, although Rossy is talented then he takes credit for, but being a great teammate requires possessing a positive attitude A willful desire to make a team great through support, accountability, and caring for your teammates.David Ross does an excellent job of sharing his stories about his life in baseball and he teaches all readers the power of being there for others, of sticking with your dream, and of finding your role in life There is great wisdom in the words Rossy shared and I am happy to have come along for the ride.I ll never forget the joy of the 2016 Chicago Cubs winning the World Series and how big a role Rossy played in delivering a World Series Championship to all of us long suffering Cubs fans Thanks Grandpa Rossy for all the memories Go Cubs Go Teammate: My Journey in Baseball and a World Series for the Ages (English Edition)

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