The Josh Hamilton documentary.
There were probably
20 times during MLB Network’s Josh Hamilton documentary, which aired tonight
and which I just finished watching, that I tucked away some sort of reaction that
I planned to sit here and write down after it ended. A couple times during the hour-long program I
thought to myself, “Wish I had a pen to jot some of this down.” Each time the next thought, instantly, was, “Glad
It would have been a
mistake to water down the experience by taking notes, instead of just absorbing.
And it would be
senseless to try and remember it all now and make some lame attempt to put it
into words. There were lots of chills watching it, both the
uplifting kind and the other kind, and, like Hamilton always seems to do, as naturally
and effortlessly as he swings and runs and throws, he and his story and his
ability and his character made me proud to be a fan of him, of our team, of this
an insanely great show, and I can’t recommend it enough.