Leave It All Out There – On the Baseball Field

Following the last wrestling match – the bronze medal clinching match – of his career in the 2004 Summer Olympics in Greece, Rulon Gardner abandoned his wrestling shoes in the center of the mat as a ceremonial farewell to his game. Gardner said,”To put them on the mat left on the mat as a wrestler.” In wrestling, it is traditional to do this after your final match as it pays homage to the wrestling gods. Continue reading Leave It All Out There – On the Baseball Field