Ron Washington is on the verge of history. An unlikely result, for a manager that two years ago, never thought he’d reached the pinnacle of his profession.
The Texas Rangers manager admitted to using cocaine two years ago, offered his resignation, and figured he threw his career away. Two World Series appearances later, and Washington is now regarded as one of the best in the game.
Last year, the Rangers made an unlikely run to the World Series, but would end up losing to the San Francisco Giants. After Monday night’s thrilling victory, Washington and the Rangers are just one game away from winning Major League Baseball’s Championship.
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