Dating a baseball player is hard

11 Sep

– Casey Stengel OK, Casey Stengel never actually said this.But the Hall of Fame manager should have, because it's true.You're serious on game day because you play the most demanding position on the field. You remember the other team's tendencies and know how to take advantage of them. A good catcher talks to just about everybody on the field, and this prepares you for life.Except for a quarterback, the pitcher is the most important player in team sports. If you are an amazing pitcher surrounded by eight Neanderthals, you still have a shot at winning. Many years down the road, when you are forced into long conversations about wedding centerpieces with your fiancée, you will be ready. The virtue of repetition is drilled into your skull. You discover early in life the secret to success is logging the hours every day and slowly improving.

At this speed, it takes about four tenths of a second for the ball to travel the 60 feet, 6 inches from the pitcher's mound to home plate, where the batter, with muscles as tense as coiled springs, like a predatory animal about to pounce, waits for the precise moment to swing at the ball.

But still waters run deep, and you are a far more complex individual than you get credit for.

All the time you spend standing around in the outfield gives you the freedom to contemplate life's many mysteries—like It's hard to tell unless people get to know you, but the right fielder is the team philosopher.

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