Develop First, Win Second

Multiple position playerMike Matheny mastered the position that could be regarded as baseball’s most intricate. Before he took over as manager of the St. Louis Cardinals, Matheny was a standout major league catcher who earned four Gold Gloves between 2000 and 2005 as the best defensive catcher in the National League. While Matheny clearly understands the work that goes into excelling at a particular position, he remains a strong proponent of introducing young players to a variety of positions...for more, click here.

From GameChanger and Tom Robinson, a freelance reporter for Red Line Editorial, Inc.