1. I was a bat boy for the New York Mets for 10 games in the 1975 season
  2. I caught a foul ball at Shea Stadium while holding a beer in the other hand.
  3. I bake artisanal breads on weekends.
  4. On a dare, I called John Cheever while in college. He answered the phone and I froze.
  5. My first job out of college was as a management trainee at Hertz.
  6. A college skydiving accident left me with a left leg that is 1/2 inch shorter than the right.