Joe Maddon’s biggest influence as manager runs a small paper supply branch in Pennsylvania

Friday October 28th, 2016

Joe Maddon might win his fourth Manager of the Year award this season, and it was all made possible by a fictional manager at a paper supply company.

According to Maddon, his biggest influence as manager is Michael Scott, regional manager of Dunder Mifflin, of NBC’s The Office.

No, seriously:

You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.

– Kenny Ducey

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