Judging the Royals

June 12, 2014 6:20 PM

Why ballplayers speak in cliches

If a ballplayer knows you—and trusts you—he might tell you the unvarnished truth. He’ll count on you to sort through the information and use the stuff that won’t hurt him. Most players want you to understand what’s really going on, but they won’t tell you unless they trust you not to hurt them with the information. And if they don’t know you, all you get are cliches.

Judging the Royals

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