Note to Self:
Yesterday at the baseball game, you referred to a high-performing player earning the league minimum as an "underpaid athlete." He earns more in one season of "league minimum" salary than you earn in a decade of teaching (even with your master's degree and extra duty work). Perhaps in Baseball Land he's a bargain. But in your world, he's wealthy. You can continue to cheer for the team and, on some level, live out your childhood dreams vicariously through multi-millionaire athletes. But when it's over and you arrive home to three kids clinging onto your leg and begging to play a game of catch, you'll realize the true meaning of "the love of the game."