7 Ways Your Job is Similar to that of a Baseball Player

Written by Kate Lopaze

Now that the baseball season is back underway, did you know that this multi-billion-dollar industry is not so unlike your own job? Here are some essential ways your job is just like baseball player’s. (Okay, minus the million-dollar signing bonuses.)

1. Sometimes you gotta do what the coach tells you, no matter what.

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2. Not everyone gets along.


 3. Some days you wish you’d never showed up.

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 4. Sometimes you need a snack break.

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 5. You miss every opportunity you don’t dive for.

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 6. No one likes feedback from the peanut gallery.

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 7. Success is always better when you can share it with your team.

About the author

Kate Lopaze

Kate Lopaze is a writer, editor, and digital publishing professional based in New York City. A graduate of the University of Connecticut and Emerson College with degrees in English and publishing, she is passionate about books, baseball, and pop culture (though not necessarily in that order), and lives in Brooklyn with her dog.