Sports : Sportsmanship
At one point during a game, the coach said to one of his young players,
"Do you understand what cooperation is? What a team is?"
The little boy nodded.
"Do you understand that what matters is whether we win together as a
"Yes, Sir," the little boy said.
"So," the coach continued, "when a strike is called, or you're out at
first, you don't argue or curse or attack the umpire. Do you understand
Again the little boy nodded. "Yes, Coach, I understand."
"Good," said the coach nervously. "Now, could you go over there and
explain it to your mother?"