Jimmy preached expecting the best at a time when Philadelphians were instinctively expecting the worst. More than any other player, Rollins changed the culture, not just in the clubhouse, but in the city itself.
Domestic violence, sexual violence, and stalking -- could also be defined as bullying -- are not issues exaggerated in crime dramas on primetime TV in the US. Here's the painful truth: domestic violence is spreading, and destroying the lives of millions and millions of people.
Baseball milestones will be reached, and records may fall, this season. But you can bet that by season's end DiMaggio's hitting streak, celebrating its 70th anniversary this year, will still be standing.