Jerry Jones’ Dallas Cowboys Could Learn From Nolan Ryan and the Texas Rangers

November 1, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

They are two southern drawls that reside in separate worlds.
One’s a Texas man, the other wants to be.
One’s interested in building a franchise on country miles of good ol’ boy determination, the other pushes to keep a brand afloat that came to be an American sporting icon on the fruits of a family oil and gas business.
For years, October was Jerry Jones’ time to shine. Actually, September through February was Jones’ time. 
Nolan Ryan had the summer months. When the heat stifled and the Cowboys took vacation, Ryan entertained in Texas before fading back to his ranch for winter after another championship-less baseball season.
Texas’ sporting lexicon begins and ends with football, and the Dallas Cowboys have always provided the fodder.
“America’s Team” captivated the country in the days of Aikman, Smith and Irvin.
Only the old, rugged proponents of ash wood and chaw would still sa...

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