"There's so many things," Pletcher says when asked what he learned from the master. "But I think his organization, his attention to detail and just his work ethic. Even today, he's one of the first guys there and still puts in the hours. He's got a tremendous ability to stay steady. There's a lot of downs in this game, but he's a very resilient person, always upbeat, optimistic and at work early the next morning."