If I could choose a glimpse – a peek into living as someone else – I would be Derek Jeter. It’s fairly easy for me because we’re the same age – he’s just 27 days younger than I am.
I love, at night, to sometimes linger in a dark room, after everyone else has gone up to bed. Standing in a doorway, amongst the shadows in the quiet of our house, and look all around me.
I learned quickly that goal number one of coaching young boys is to simply control the chaos. Playing in the dirt, throwing grass and lying down in the middle of the field are inevitable parts of the game at this stage.