There goes Ian Kennedy's reputation--word is out he's "Christian"
- On the trip to the Dominican Republic to bring baseball to young people there:
- Making the trip along with (Brian) Donohew were college coaches and players from across the country, all kinds of businessmen and even a congressman from Kentucky.
The ''stars'' of the mission group were a small contingent of New York Yankees: future hall of fame closer Mariano Rivera, infielder Andy Phillips and minor-league pitching prospect Ian Kennedy."
- From Akron Beacon Journal, "Opening a New World," by Stephanie Storm, 1/27/08, page. 2