The Games Do Count - Gray Davis Summary & Analysis

Brian Kilmeade
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Gray Davis Summary and Analysis

Gray Davis, former governor of California, was told by a coach in high school that he had no ambition or direction, a moment that changed his life. Gray was so surprised that this coach had noticed him and cared enough to offer help that he was motivated to find a direction in his life. Gray played baseball all through high school and tried to play in college, but the players were all bigger than he at the time, so he switched to golf, a sport he shared with his mother. Gray credits the competitiveness he learned in sports with his ability to handle the competitiveness of politics.

Gray Davis was a good ball player, but he had no motivation. Sports and a caring coach taught him this, touching on the theme of the general impact of sports. Gray learned...

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