Shelby Miller Gets Married, Pedicures


Sharing space with the lawyers, doctors, and management consultants with quirky artisanal side businesses in this weekend’s New York Times weddings section was Shelby Miller, who married his biggest cheerleader. An actual former cheerleader for the Springfield Cardinals. I skim the weddings section each weekend (seriously) and am always excited when I can send my wife the link to a baseball-related article that she might actually read.


When she wants company for a pedicure or a tanning session, he joins her. “When Amy wants me to be a girlie guy,” he said, “I’m willing to do that for her. It’s fun.”

Surely no one in the locker room will be making fun of him for this. Surely.

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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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I see a belated rookie hazing in his future involving shiny neon pink nail polish and a full body spray tan while walking through the Mets clubhouse in Spring Training.

Oh, Beepy
Oh, Beepy

Were he a Met I’d understand…