I totally get that some people don't get us.
I really really do.
People don't understand the need for a batting cage. And the hundreds of dollars spent on equipment. And the endless hours that are sacrificed at a ballpark. They don't understand how we can call concession stand nachos "dinner." And the inconveniences in schedules. And the sacrifices made on almost every level.
I think to get IT, you have to get BASEBALL.
Or maybe you just have to have one of these:
And then you, too, will turn your life upside-down. Because the joy in those eyes....it's just worth it.
Sawyer's All-Star team is in the throws of District Tournament. We're fighting our way to the Championship game, so that we can head to the State Tournament as champions.
But at the end of the day, it really doesn't matter if we win or lose. It's the love of the game.
And for that...we'll do it all over again. A million times over.