He was said to have the foresight and prominence to make it happen.
The meaning of the phrase was that if nine players play nine innings of hard baseball everyday, that team would become one of the eight teams who qualify for the post-season. Re-emphasizing that 9 would always equal 8 in the Rays' math, the upcoming season would be greater than the previous. Archived from the original on December 27, Prominent among those items was the 20th anniversary logo that will appear on the left sleeve of all Rays regular-season jerseys and caps. Retrieved January 27,