The Rookie Gaffe

In general, I feel okay in the clubhouse. Obviously, I’m the low man on the pole, and when I get the brush off, it’s fine. Nobody knows who I am. I understand. And when I feel a little awkward standing there fiddling with notes among half-dressed young men, I just have to look around and look at how awkward half the rest of the room feels and I’m more comfortable again. At least I’m not lugging heavy television equipment around or tugging at a tie.

All of that is not to say that I didn’t feel my heart in my shoes on Monday night in the Padres clubhouse:

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In my defense, dude’s mustache is a full beard now, and he wasn’t sitting at his own locker. But, yeah. Still. I know. I know.




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  1. oilcanboy says:

    I knew you were Thayer. Totally knew it. I was just having a laugh.

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  2. BSLJeffLong says:

    I feel for you man. I feel for you.

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  3. ZZackusMaximus says:

    Great stuff. If you can’t relate to this you haven’t lived.

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  4. Greg W. says:

    This is why Brandon League tattooed his name on his back, no embarrassment for reporters in the clubhouse. God Bless him.

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  5. tylersnotes says:

    also to be fair, dale thayer gets this literally all the time

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  6. Choo says:

    What, the empty Icers and Penthouse mag at the bottom of Thayer’s locker didn’t give it away?

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  7. canuckassassin says:

    Nice one Enus

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