As we enter our formidable years, where goals both large and small are achieved on a daily basis, experience and knowledge are in abundance and wisdom spills from our cups- it’s easy to be complacent. or at the very least, unguided. After all, what is our vision for our future now? I have learned so … Continue reading A Little Peace of Attitude
13 years ago I was drafted and started playing baseball— on the way to the airport, before I flew to FL for that first season, my old man passed this paper to me... I still hold on to it and it’s still great Life advice- check it out
This is all I've got so far... Open discussion--What do YOU think the rules are to #TheGameoflife??? The game of life starts when you are bo
A gentleman at a Baseball Business group told me he wanted to publish my story and asked me to type it up over email... I don't, I mean. How? How can I? Just type it up over email? But it's a real long story man... Email is fine he assured me.... This is what I … Continue reading Its a LOOOOOOOOONG story….
As I strapped on my board at the top of the Panoramic Express lift on Mary Jane, the backside of Winter Park, a ski patroller on a snowmobile ripped passed, stopping thirty or forty feet beyond me and over my left shoulder. The snowmobile and ski patroller are not a rare site, the machines making … Continue reading Tuesday at Mary Jane, 1/17/17
As I sat perched at the entrance of the Berthoud Pass Parking lot, I was at a bit of a loss... My backpack was gone, driven away by two friendly guys in a Subaru Outback, they haven given me a ride up the mountain following my last run and presumably having no idea that they had … Continue reading Berthoud Pass Conundrum Continued!!
I woke up early on day 2 of my solo CO snowboarding trip with renewed vigor. I was amped and excited for another great day out on the mountain after surviving the rest of day one with nothing much notable happening. Once I was safely off of my locked balcony and back inside my room … Continue reading CRAZY COLORADO TRIP DAY 2!!
I'm a plaintiff of this lawsuit, and I'll tell you why... It's not because I played baseball for so long and worked long hours for short pay and I want some sort of retribution. It's because, down the road, I may have a son. Let's say he's good enough to play professional baseball and, of … Continue reading Most minor league ballplayers earn less than half as much money as fast-food workers
I’m not insane enough to say that, over the past nine years, I’ve done everything perfectly, have no regrets. If I was perfect enough to have no regrets, I wouldn't be human, would I? I’ve played my last professional baseball game, perhaps my last game ever. I’m retiring. It’s sad to say goodbye to a … Continue reading On to the Next Adventure!
Here’s the problem with chasing your dream for as long as you possibly can. You know the numbers going in: something like 10% of college baseball players go on to play professionally. Of that 10%, roughly 8% manage to play in the major leagues. That’s including guys that go up and fill the roster out … Continue reading Tim Pahuta