The Wisdom of A-Rod’s Mom

detailsfeatures1h

The profile of Alex Rodriguez in Details is mostly standard fare for a glossy men’s mag (including the vaguely creepy photo above), but there’s also this quote:

“I was convinced I was going to play in the NBA. And my mother gives me an NBA roster and a highlighter and says, “Line out all the Dominican players you find there. I looked for 15 minutes and couldn’t find one. Then she pulls out a Major League Baseball roster–over 100 Latin players. ‘Okay, Mom.’ Two weeks later, I was back at baseball.”

Advertisements

Leave a comment

Filed under Uncategorized

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s