“I really need this day off,” says Jon from Highbridge.
“Lou Gehrig never needed a day off,” shoots Javier from Walton Avenue. “Neither did Cal Ripken or Miguel Tejada until he broke his wrist last year.”
“Well,” Jon says. “I’m not any of those guys.”
Javier looks down at his own cannonball gut.
“Neither of us are one of those guys,” Javier admits. “I think a day off sounds just fine.”