On Monday, the Dallas Cowboys got a surprise visit from New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi, who is in Southern California for a series with the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Girardi rubbed elbows with Cowboys players and head coach Jason Garrett before delivering a speech to the team--one that was not unlike what Garrett himself might say (and has said, in the past).
“Just be the best you can every day,” Girardi said, per ESPN Dallas. “That’s what you prepare for. We obviously all strive to win championships, but to me, it’s a day-to-day thing that you have to go through.”
The visit was especially thrilling for receiver Miles Austin, who grew up a Yankees fan in Garfield, New Jersey.
“That was a great deal, man,” Austin said. “I was just glad to meet him. He said some great things to us. I’ve been a Yankee fan since he was there [as a player] and since I was born.”
Girardi won three championships with the Yanks during his playing career, and has won one thus far as the team’s skipper.
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