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BIG news for BB!!

December 3rd, 2009 at 12:40 pm

BB is the now an MLB minor league pitching coach! Last night he got his dream job!

Thanks everyone for their kind thoughts, this news totally made our year. I know he will be great at this job, and I know that his future is a bit more "set" from now on.

BB and I are both proud as peacocks. Last night he just kept repeating it over and over. He is amazed that someone had so much faith and respect for him to award him such a prestigious job. I am proud because his pitching coach in the minors had 12 years of big league playing experience. BB has none!

So onto bigger and better. Life in MLB as a player was like a rollercoaster with it's highs and lows. The "your only as good as your last performance" organizational attitude, the constant threat of being released, the constant being released/traded and relocating for a new team, the injuries, and the $1200 a month paychecks are all behind us now!!

Once he signs his contract (hopefully today), BB will have 1 years job security. He will have a solid entry level paycheck, and no one can take that away from him!

So onto a new adventure to see what life is like in the MLB from a coaches perspective. BB is about to get a whole new education I bet.

22 Responses to “BIG news for BB!!”

  1. lizajane Says:


  2. DeniseNTexas Says:

    Congratulations! That's fantastic news!!

  3. creditcardfree Says:

    Yipee!! That's great. I'm happy for both of you.

  4. momcents Says:

    Great news! Great way to start the New Year!

  5. CB in the City Says:


  6. LuxLiving Says:

    Way to go Baseball Man!!!! Weeehaaaaaaaaaa!!!

    This is terrific news!! Break out the champagne!

  7. ceejay74 Says:

    Awesome! I'm so glad things worked out. Can't wait to hear how the job goes!

  8. wowitsawonderfullife Says:


  9. Broken Arrow Says:

    That is awesome! Congrats!

  10. Joan.of.the.Arch Says:

    Wahoo! That is superb news. Congratulations. Smile

  11. Ima saver Says:

    I am so excited for you! I have always loved baseball and still do. Are you going to have to move because of the job?

  12. financeaholic Says:

    oh my goodness that is awesome!

  13. pretty cheap jewelry Says:

    Happy End of the year!

  14. monkeymama Says:

    I just read your last few posts. Wow! When it rains, it pours. That is awesome! Congrats!

  15. frugaltexan Says:

    I'm so happy for you and BB! Congratulations!!

  16. mjrube94 Says:

    That's great news! Congratulations...

  17. debtfreeme Says:

    WOWOWOWOWOW~ Congratulations

  18. Purple Flower's Says:

    Congratulations to both of you!

  19. shiela Says:

    congrats to BB

  20. Apprentice Bliss Hunter Says:

    Congratulations to BB !!

  21. whitestripe Says:

    that's great news, congratulations to you both. it's always a nice feeling when something like that falls into place, it's like a weight is lifted. all the best, you will have to keep us posted on how he goes.

  22. miclason Says:

    Woo'hoo! That really IS great news!!!

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