Vickie’s parents were jumping up and down while they watched their powerful 10-year-old daughter slam the softball into left field. “Go for it Vickie!” they shrieked. Vickie was flying towards third when the left fielder made a great throw to the third baseman. Vickie went down for the long slide, but she was too late. The umpire called her out.
In a scene repeated throughout the land, Vickie’s parents went ballistic. Her dad charged toward the umpire, shouting at the top of his lungs—“Are you blind? Don’t you have eyes? Can’t you see she’s safe!?” His eyes were bulging out of his... Read More