Monday, August 23, 2010

A Lesson Learned through Baseball – a Parent’s Perspective

A Lesson Learned through Baseball – a Parent’s Perspective: "With the first batter, the first game of the season began. Strike one; strike two; strike three. Parents and players surrounded the field with cheers. The next teenager strode up to the plate. Ball one; ball two…after four he took his base.

“OK, just throw strikes,” the coach directed. The next batter waited through two balls, one a wild pitch in the dirt. “Your body isn’t following your arm!” the coach tried a new direction. With two more outside pitches, the runners advanced.

“That’s ok, get this batter…just throw it in there,” Mom’s voice added to the growing din." ...

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