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David Ross

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He also threw out a runner on a steal attempt. That's not an easy thing to do with a pitcher that won't hold runners close to 1st.

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and well tonight. one of Rods great calls in (97?) Tallahassee. Series HR tonight is great. think David transferred because Casey Dunn was catching but still claims Auburn as his college team.

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While Ross was doing a post-game interview, first his manager interrupted to give him a big hug, then his teammates came, lifted him up on their shoulders and ran around the infield with him, ending the interview. In addition to getting some clutch hits, Ross, at age 39, must have been a clubhouse and team leader. Sort of "the glue that holds them together" and a good role model for the younger guys. Even with his clutch hits, you don't often see a part-time player get the response that Ross got in the post-game. They all have a lot of respect for him.

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On 11/3/2016 at 4:14 PM, Mikey said:

While Ross was doing a post-game interview, first his manager interrupted to give him a big hug, then his teammates came, lifted him up on their shoulders and ran around the infield with him, ending the interview. In addition to getting some clutch hits, Ross, at age 39, must have been a clubhouse and team leader. Sort of "the glue that holds them together" and a good role model for the younger guys. Even with his clutch hits, you don't often see a part-time player get the response that Ross got in the post-game. They all have a lot of respect for him.

During the game, they had him miked and Rizzo came up to him to talk about how nervous he was. I'm guessing the same as you, he was the team leader and the one who kept them steady during their run. 

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