I can retire now.
It’s not kidnapping if you give them sequined pants.
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When Rivera decided to retire, he announced that in each ballpark, he wanted to meet people behind the scenes—employees or fans or people connected to the game who don’t get to tell their stories. He has spent a lifetime in the spotlight, the solitary figure in the middle of the mound. But as his baseball career enters his final months, Rivera has found pleasure in quiet moments with everyday people who perform the often thankless jobs of the baseball world.
In which The Captain takes to the potter’s wheel to deal with the frustration of being away from the team on Opening Day. The concept of Emotional Wins are also explored.
There was quite a bit of hair stuff happening in this episode. Also death etc etc etc, but mostly hair stuff.