Best Shape

Craig Calcaterra and his colleagues over at NBC have once again been collecting mentions of ballplayers claiming to be in the “best shape of their lives” — Javier Vazquez, Neil Walker, Hanley Ramirez, CC Sabathia so far this offseason.

It has me asking the obvious question… what shape is someone in when they’re in the best shape of their life?

And the answer, I’ve decided… is octagon.

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Jeremy Blachman is the author of Anonymous Lawyer, a satirical novel that should make people who didn’t go to law school feel good about their life choices. Read more at McSweeney’s or elsewhere. He likes e-mail.



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Hey, if it’s good enough to be the nickname for Brian Fantana’s penis, it’s probably good enough for baseball players.

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