A few years ago, Billy Beane hit the HR speaking circuit.
For dudes who like baseball, this was a big deal; however, I can’t get excited about anything related to the Oakland Athletics.
My husband is amazed by how I can speak with certainty on a whole host of topics knowing that I might be wrong. For example, I once told Ken that — with 100% certainty — Bruce Hornsby is blind.
When my husband questioned my credibility, I doubled down.
“He is 100% blind, Ken. I will bet you $500. I will bet you a kidney.”
Well, I was wrong. Dude isn’t blind.
(I wasn’t sorry for being confident, though. It’s just words, baby. I can walk it back.)
Despite the infamous Bruce Hornsby incident, it is a fact that I am someone who reaches base a lot. (Did I say that right? I reach base but not like this.) I am successful because I’m not scared of being hit by a pitch. I take a lot of swings, but that effort pays off. Both my batting average and my OBP are high.
Ken recently told me that I should look at my slugging percentage as a true measure of my value and worth.
I’m like, “What’s a slugging percentage?”
I looked it up and, yeah, I’m officially back to being bored with sports and math.
Hope you enjoy it!