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National sports leagues actually parade will creating Major League who crosses no PC take it back he did almost did not happen joining me right now the authors of that book -- of the league.
But here's the book the tells the story.
Take a shot remarkable story of perseverance friendship -- a really crazy adventure Jake Steinfeld here.
Dave Morris here -- word of sports twelve years ago guys you put the league together congratulations.
-- still going strong they say is next to impossible to do it.
Jake out of the idea come to pass.
Well I was actually reading an article and a terrific magazine.
An old pal David Lauren.
-- swing magazine on a plane ride back from Detroit.
Going home to LA -- a picture of a guy hold of the lacrosse stick.
And I sought to read historically the cross high school grew up -- the all went -- ball -- high school.
And wasn't that great lacrosse but I played the game been living in losses for a long time.
And I hadn't seen the game on television and here I am looking at this guy reading a story about this -- -- -- Whose Florida company cold warrior lacrosse in his dorm room -- -- and I said this guys -- to -- make them across a lifestyle.
Sound out of -- -- picked up the phone call them.
Asked one question is -- such a thing as pro out all across.
And he said no and as well there is now and that was made it.
That was actually may 1998 and nine it's been fourteen years room.
And you heard all American lacrosse -- -- I can make equipment better and be more profitable C you have that -- -- spirit too great out there was come together.
And say America's got what -- no one else has got.
We -- the best lacrosse players in the world in no.
Perfection out of -- that is say -- -- going to -- these interviews with all these people but we know -- he Brian was off first.
He was offer -- sideline guys brag who you gonna sideline reporting probably better than anybody we've ever had -- that Joseph and Q a great but you did a great job and the one thing -- you know.
With the sport or any sport in this great country of laws we have the best plays in the world right and if you have the best players in the world.
Also American sportsman's club hitting scoring and speed this game has little -- and we got together.
And and and set out on this journey to launch Major League -- colossal would.
I think is amazing and -- understand because you have this entrepreneurship in new.
Is it -- some people are gonna go well imagine if you say how can I make it happen both he do that you've done that -- -- you're doing it.
What -- your sports other things so what where does that come from to say.
Just because it doesn't exist I can make -- -- one -- there's opportunity instead of a -- -- it.
You know it's just a fearlessness that's that's I've had my whole life I mean I've been very very fortunate in sports and very fortunate in my business career and and the funny thing is is I think if we thought this league through at halftime too closely we probably would have never done it.
But Jake was an entrepreneur or have a -- Fedora both very very successful and it was -- one of those things on the opportunity presented itself we just say good.
Or it just really important because -- so many people at home watching right now who have a dream have an idea who have a passion for something it it really is about sometimes.
Just take a shot what's the worst thing that happens in your life -- if they tell you know we get told no a thousand times today we said that a thousand times who knows if -- -- yes.
You know and we took this shot it's been outstanding.
-- you know I kind of led the way in the beginning and Dave now has done an incredible job -- his brand warrior it's a global sports -- New balance Jim Davis always his company and a lifesaver for the league and for us -- it really has been extremely X.
And I -- and then decided to the book take a shot and of course that creatures on top that is that you did you know the magic shirt mess that is the magic Jessica wise sure I -- great Steve it is as I wrote on the if you wouldn't mind just reading that right here it is evident that gets you give -- orders he supported me.
He's got a better billion Tokyo to -- Murdoch later but I think I shot is that fast and furious right it's money ball meets the hangover.
This guy every one of the historic -- -- Analysts say you know I gotta say we had a party last night to book party on Griffin David -- American -- -- -- it for us the morals pals from Detroit and town and they said.
If you -- to you have to see the guys in the truly -- production so we we we had a -- And need to him and all of and now and M Brooke Colbern the -- -- body by Jake what's going on here.
They watch what what what what did congratulations we.
So I got it like to see the next half hour is that it went away -- -- Take -- shot bye guys okay thanks so much -- comedy and he did build that inserted.
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