Aaron Decide has just a few game-day rituals. First, he likes to chew bubblegum earlier than stepping onto the sector. There’s additionally the significance of an excellent walk-up music: the baseball participant, who was just lately introduced because the sixteenth captain for the New York Yankees, mentioned he used to hearken to “Good day” by Pop Smoke proper earlier than a recreation. Now, he is testing out some new choices, a lot to the enjoyment of his wife, Samantha Bracksieck. “That is by far the hardest determination any baseball participant has to make within the off season,” Decide jokingly advised Jimmy Fallon on “The Tonight Show” on Jan. 23.
Decide defined his course of. “I make an entire playlist. I’ve about 30 or 40 songs. I am in my automobile. My spouse will get mad at me,” he mentioned. “I will be sitting there and I will be like, ‘Okay, this one. Now batting, quantity 99, Aaron Decide,” and play it after which you realize begin it over and I will be like ‘What’d you suppose? Was that it? Okay, subsequent one.'”
The humorous anecdote provides a glimpse into Decide’s candy relationship with Bracksieck. The pair initially met and began courting whereas in highschool in California. They had been reportedly on and off earlier than getting again collectively in 2019, and have flown fairly beneath the radar since. The highschool sweethearts married in Hawaii in December 2021 at a non-public ceremony.
Hearken to Decide delve into the behind the scenes selections which have formed his profession above.