How Did A-Rod Get So Good?

Freakonomics – Opinion – New York Times Blog

You have to read the Tyler Kepner story linked to within to get the whole story, but Dubner is right to point out Bobby Meacham’s quote. Learning to do something better than everybody, everything I’ve read says, is the result of practice, practice, smart coaching and more practice.

I didn’t work hard enough at the piano, to mention one thing.

One thought on “How Did A-Rod Get So Good?

  1. Not enough rolling eyes to go around…

    Sure seems like a feel good A Rod story at a time when feel good A Rod stories might swim against the tide and therefore draw some interest. I’m not buying he is a harder worker than anyone else.

    By the way, whatever happened to your MLB gig? Usually the columns are out by now…

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