Starlin Castro Is a Superstitious Guy

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Starlin Castro Is a Superstitious Guy

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Although we all like to pretend that we understand the depth and sincerity of certain professional athletes’ superstitions, I’m not sure I truly understand how serious some players take them. Take Starlin Castro, for example.

The Marlins’ second baseman only exits out of one dugout opening/doorway if he’s doing well, but switches it up if he has a bad at-bat. And that process apparently goes on and on until he finds a rhythm.

Castro was on the Cubs – my favorite team – for years and I never noticed this particular choice, but he sure seems serious about it. I wonder if it works for him. And now I wonder what other little quirks pro athletes are hiding in plain sight.

Like Jordan’s lucky shorts.



Author: Michael Cerami

Michael Cerami covers the Chicago Cubs, Bears, and Bulls at Bleacher Nation. You can find him on Twitter @Michael_Cerami