When I started playing pro ball Overseas, I saw many players who weren’t pro-caliber but had playing contracts nonetheless. Almost all of these players couldn’t sustain careers – they played that one year and never again. Knowing I was better than these bums, it became important to me to have an actual career, with multiple contracts and teams and countries. That would separate me from the lames who got lucky.
I heard Philly rapper Beanie Sigel say this in an interview and it’s something I’ve always believed. Beanie worded it perfectly though, and sparked the idea for today’s show.
We’ve all heard the term “one hit wonder,” often used in music for the artist who cannot make a second hit song. But there are one hit wonders in everything. It’s the person who reaches success once but is unable to repeat it.
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