How do I perform up to expectations? It’s baseball, a job now — I should be lucky, but there was more to it for me. I was struggling with everything off the field and on the field all at once. These are the obstacles the general public doesn’t see, doesn’t understand and to a certain degree find it hard to relate to.
It’s not glamorous or glorious, but it’s a chance, an opportunity for growth like any other job. You work hard, you produce, you succeed — you get to the next level. It’s not given, its earned. I — we as Minor Leaguers deserved the PBJ’s, the long bus rides, the cheap hotels, right now. I deserved it, because I needed to earn that respect and the ultimate title of a Major League Baseball player because those that came before me did and those that will come after me must.
Altogether, Jason Esposito is a former 1st round pick, Vanderbilt Baseball standout, and professional baseball player. He is the founder of Esposito Baseball Systems, in Southlake, Texas. You can find Jason on: