Rice says big leaguers self-absorbed
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. -- Jim Rice's advice to Little Leaguers: Don't use today's major leaguers as role models.
Speaking to players before the start of the Little League World Series, the new baseball Hall of Famer said today's major leaguers are too focused on individual goals and getting big contracts.
"You see a Manny Ramirez, you see an A-Rod [Alex Rodriguez], you see [Derek] Jeter ... Guys that I played against and with, these guys you're talking about cannot compare," ...
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2009 LITTLE LEAGUE WORLD SERIES
The Little League World Series returns to Williamsport for the 63rd straight year, with 16 teams playing for the title. Follow the action on ESPN, ESPN2, ESPN360.com as well as ESPN.com. Complete schedules/results