Our Core Values are the driving force behind how we do business. We use them to make every single decision regarding our business, customers, employees, vendors and lenders. We don't just display our Core Values in the handbook when we hire someone; we live them out every single day. We also look for anyone we do business with to live out our Core Values just like us.
Create Fans Through Service
“If the people don’t wanna come out to the ballpark, nobody’s gonna stop ‘em.”
Build a Fun and Trusted Environment
“It’s supposed to be fun, the man says ‘Play Ball’ not ‘Work Ball’ you know.”
Create a University Setting
“It’s unbelievable how much you don’t know about the game you’ve been playing your whole life.”
“Progress always involves risk. You can’t steal second base and keep your foot on first.”
—Frederick B. Wilcox
“Kids today are looking for idols, but sometimes they look too far...They don’t have to look any farther than their home because those are the people that love you. They are the real heroes.”
Create a Healthy Work Environment
“Early in my career, I decided I never wanted to get out of shape."
—Cal Ripken Jr.
Build a Systems Dependent Company
“I’m big into having routines. I’m almost a little anal about it, but you have to be—especially at this level.”
“There are three types of baseball players: those who make it happen, those who watch it happen and those who wonder what happens.”
“A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.”
“This is like Déjà vu all over again.”
Focus on Results, Not Work
“When I was up there at the plate, my purpose was to get on base any way I could, whether by hitting or getting hit.”
—Shoeless Joe Jackson
“The greatest feeling in the world is to win a major league game. The second greatest feeling is to lose a major league game.”