August 21, 2016

I broke up with baseball tonight

It's true. The relationship is over. I was watching my team as they opened the ninth inning in a tied game, and instead of worrying and hoping and rooting ... I realized that I don't care anymore.

I deleted the game without seeing the final inning and canceled my upcoming recordings of Nationals games (and Mets games, for that matter). I threw my Nationals keychain and my Bryce Harper T-shirt in the garbage. I'm not going to record baseball or check scores or glance at the standings ever again. I'm not going to talk about baseball or think about it.

It was a great relationship for a while. Don't get me wrong. In my heart, I wish nothing but the best for baseball. I hope it finds another fan to replace me.

But I've moved on.

3 comments:

Artichoke Annie said...

Welcome to the club. I may get you to be a hockey fan one of these days.

I survive life without baseball and I even survived the Olympics. I know it is amazing, but true.

cm said...

"It was a great relationship for a while. Don't get me wrong. In my heart, I wish nothing but the best for baseball. " You forgot to tell baseball "it's not you, it's me".

C

writenow said...

Awk! How could I have forgotten that? Hi cm.