Accomplishments, both professionally and personally, are the most gratifying events that inspire us to keep on doing our best.
Sometimes you can get so close to a goal, you can taste it. As disappointing as life can be, if you tried your best no one is going to judge you.
In regards to professional sports, the road is not always so easy because another person holds all the power. It can be a judge, referee, umpire etc. that has the task of implementing the rules of the game.
Truth is that we are all-human and make countless mistakes, because the way I might see it, might not be what actually happened.
Everyone’s emotions involved are crazy. Imagine that you just made history, only to have it taken away simply because someone saw it differently.
As the world now knows, this happened in MLB this past Wednesday night.
It was about to be a perfect game; the bottom of the ninth inning, with two outs, and an easy play at first. Wait, the runner is called safe.
It was the wrong call and everyone saw it, but the umpire. To say my stomach dropped would be an understatement, as my heart went out to the rookie pitcher.
I was ready for Galarraga to go up and punch Joyce in the face, and it would have been fine by me. Continue reading ‘Baseball Finally Got Some Respect’ »