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'Remember that summer we coached little league?'
"Would you explain to your son that there's no free agency in T-ball?"
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"We won again, and guess what? A Russian oligarch wants to buy us!"
Thanks to the amazing new Zap-a-Slacker, parents are able to send a mild electrical current to their daydreamy Little Leaguers.
"When I grow up, I want to have a ballpark named after the company I own."
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"Success came too early. When he was ten, he hit three homers in three times up in the Little League, and nothing has seemed worth while since."
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'Sixteen home runs, 34 runs batted in, and nine stolen bases. I'd call that being good.'
'Coach, are you done with the parents yet?'
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"Did you really just tell me to keep my eye on the ball?"
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Little League Umbrellas
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"Johnny, strikes out, and will be thinking about this well into his thirties."
Nemo was best known for crowding the plate and keeping the batters guessing!
'The 3rd base coach is trying to tell you something!'
'Guys! Everyone yelling ‘What the hell' in unison is not my idea of team spirit!'
"I am standing up straight."
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"Okay, Max, your dad is the commissioner, you're at first base. Harry, your parents donated 5 grand to fix the snack bar, you're at shortstop. . ."
"This is the little league. You can't negotiate a signing bonus"
"You have to at least try, Timmy. Your father built you a participation trophy case."
"Are you better off now than you were four innings ago?"
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'I'm pooped son, why don't you practice your spitting.'
"The hero of the game was a heroine."
'Ooooh! Look at this everybody... apparently Mikey here got called up!'
'She's a good coach, and the kids seem to like her. But I still think someone should at least run a background check.'
'Nice level swing, Billy. Just meet the ball. Don't try to kill it, Billy.'
'Are you the person I see about getting a sign-up bonus and a salary?'