Robin Ventura Roots for Matt Holliday

Robin Featured imageVentura, ChiSox manager and Oklahoma State grad, will be rooting for Matt Holliday in the playoffs again this year. The two have a personal connection, you see.  Holliday’s dad was Ventura’s coach at OSU (where Matt’s brother, Josh, now coaches).  Ventura was close with his coach and the Holliday family during his time there as a player.  Sometimes, he’d even babysit Matt, which Ventura says involved wiffle ball in the backyard to keep the boys occupied.  Ventura occasionally went to Matt’s Little League games too. I’m not saying there’s not much to do in Stillwater, Oklahoma, but…

You can read the interview with Ventura about it here.  I guess that makes the ChiSox skipper a sometime Best Fan.

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