Cranks My Tractor

Published: Thursday, July 18, 2013 at 09:52 AM.

However, if you do play 43 games of professional baseball, you are eligible for a pension of around $35,000 per year.  This is not enough to help your parents buy their posh summer home, or live comfortably on for that matter.

I’m not saying that you should invest your money in preparing for college entrance tests, but you should kind of see my point. (I’m not saying you shouldn’t invest in preparing your child for college entrance exams either.)

In my opinion, I have come to the conclusion that baseball is NOT a numbers game, it is a FUN game.  Let it be that.  You can be competitive and have a good time. 

Therefore Caesar, I say, “Veni, Vidi, Amuzis,” or “I came, I saw, I had fun.”  More than likely, I butchered the Latin, but it is brief, from the heart and said with more than a wee bit of arrogance.

I’m sorry Coach Bryant and Coach Lombardi.  Coach Rockne, I think I’ll just listen to the little boy on the bench and smile, even though it hurts my mouth.

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