If David Wright knew that shaving his head would end a 13-game homerless drought, he probably would have done the deed weeks ago.I like to periodically make some sudden changes to my life, to keep things from getting too dull. For some people, this can be accomplished with a shave. Whatever you do, though, the important part is to keep your mind and body active.
Wright stunned his teammates yesterday when he showed up with his new military-style 'do. A few hours later, he opened the second inning with a home run off Yankees starter Sean Henn.
"I'm trying as much as I can to look like Cliff [Floyd]," Wright said, "so some of that power will rub off on me."
Monday, June 27, 2005
Shaving the slump
Here's a general principle for you: if you're stuck in a rut, make a sudden change to something in your life and shake things up. It seems to work for athletes (via Newsday):