Throughout my years covering sports, many a fan has said something along the lines of, “Man, do I wish I had your job!” or “Wow! So what’s it like in the clubhouse!”
I try and explain. Not as exciting as you’d think. These guys don’t walk on water. Sorta crass. Etc. But nobody ever seems to believe me. They hear the classical music accompanying the pre-game World Series intros and get caught up in the splendor of it all.
At first baseâ€”dun, dun, dun!â€”Ryanâ€”dun! dun! dun!â€”Howard!
Pass the tissue.
Finally, I have the material to open eyes. My friend Rob Massimi forwarded me the below video, which perfectlyâ€”perfectlyâ€”illustrates what I’ve been telling people for years.
Please, I beg of you, watch …