Today’s Thought Of The Day…
From Yankees Game 5 starting pitcher Ivan Nova (via Erik Boland from Newsday).
If you want to play in the big leagues, you have to have confidence in yourself.
This is echoed by so many major league players. Confidence is key because self-doubt can be so damage as you face elite competition. You are talented, you do belong, you can succeed. Best of luck to Ivan tonight.
Erik Boland can be found here.
It is a fine line between confidence and arrogance. Arrogant players usually have a bit of “chest thumping” tendencies which don’t play with other players and fans. However, a confident player believes in themselves but stops short of patting themselves on the back constantly.
Ian Kennedy just won his 19th game for the D-backs last night. Ken Rosenthal wrote a great article on Kennedy gaining confidence. Rosenthal references a time with the Yankees in 2008 where Kennedy Continue reading