Friday, April 25, 2008

1996 Smoltzie SI article!


"What I remember," he says, "is being on stages and getting trophies. And I remember all the people. I remember a hundred people watching me. I used to throw up before I played. By the time I was seven, I'd had it. I hated to practice. I told my parents, 'That's it. I don't want to play this thing any more.'"

"If you don't want to play the accordion," his mom asked him then, "what will you do when you grow up?"

Full article: Eye Opener

Thanks for bringing the to my attention, Chris!

3 comments:

Jo said...

Thanks for posting this! I always knew he had to have a temper somewhere in there. He hides it well lately. With that said, I'd give anything to see him chucking golf clubs across the greens lol.

Jo said...

...And to see a childhood movie of him playing the accordion. ;)

Lauren T. said...

Smoltzie's definitely...explosive...