23
MAR
2011

Self Talk

“Don’t change your approach. Don’t change your character.  This stuff happens to everyone, it’s part of the game.” He said it like he’d seen it happen a thousand times before. Probably not that many, but he’d been playing long enough to know...
12
MAR
2011

Japan

Have I ever told you that one of my goals in baseball is to someday play in Japan? Oh yes, it totally is. The food, the cartoons, the video games… I must go there someday. Many people scoff at this because they believe baseball in the US to be the premier place to play, and...
06
MAR
2011

Branding Your Beliefs

I was in the bookstore today. I love bookstores, I love the feel of them, I love how you walk around surrounded by knowledge, and, if you’ve written anything yourself, the feeling of being ensconced by the fruit of days, months, and years of work crafted into print. There really...