NASHVILLE, Tenn. There is a distinctive structure to the busy clutter that is the office of McKinnis Sports Management.
For agency president Bo McKinnis, its a mix of preparation for an impending office expansion, the looming national tax deadline of clients, an accumulation of correspondence while constantly on the road the past few months, and an avowed packrat mentality that keeps cherished items with special meaning.
Against one wall is a signed placard from late-night television host David Letterman to Toronto Blue Jays pitcher R.A. Dickey, a McKinnis client who won the National League Cy Young Award last year. It came last year after Dickey, then a New York Met, made an appearance on the show.
Leaning against the leg of the conference table is a framed and autographed starting lineup card for the first Major League Baseball start of Tampa Bay Rays pitcher David Price, another McKinnis client who won the American League Cy Young Award in 2012.
On the television, a replay s...