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Baseball and youth

Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by Weapon X, Jun 28, 2003.

  1. Weapon X

    Weapon X 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Sep 6, 2002 Messages: 14,905 Likes Received: 202
    What's happening? These days, when I talk to kids younger than myself, they all say that they hate baseball. I don't understand. When I was young, I lived for baseball cards, going to games, etc.

    Kids these days can't tell you what teams Babe Ruth played for, can't tell you who Ted Williams is, or even Alan Trammel (unless their from Detroit, maybe).

    What happened (besides that player lockout a few years back). Do dads take their kids to games anymore?







    On that note, I'm off to the shower; gotta get ready for the Jays game. I'm gonna try and get an autographed bat from batting practice.
     
  2. T.T Boy

    T.T Boy Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: May 18, 2001 Messages: 21,803 Likes Received: 40
    i never liked baseball as a kid.
    it was cool when the jays won, but i never collected cards.
    twas all about hockey for me.
    baseball is boring to watch and play.
     
  3. doomfarmer

    doomfarmer Senior Member

    Joined: Mar 27, 2002 Messages: 1,087 Likes Received: 0
    baseball sucks, always did and always will..i lived for skateboarding and bike riding when i was a kid fuck the rest..
     
  4. caL

    caL Senior Member

    Joined: Feb 7, 2003 Messages: 2,056 Likes Received: 0
    when i was a kid i used to play soccer, like the rest of the world.
     
  5. doomfarmer

    doomfarmer Senior Member

    Joined: Mar 27, 2002 Messages: 1,087 Likes Received: 0
    i hear that...i miss playing soccer.
     
  6. zepolyks

    zepolyks New Jack

    Joined: Jun 27, 2003 Messages: 23 Likes Received: 0
    i used to play baseball as a kid until i realized it sucked.and now i hate watching the sport.its boring as shit.
     
  7. One_in_Ten

    One_in_Ten New Jack

    Joined: Mar 11, 2002 Messages: 2 Likes Received: 0
     
  8. ctrl+alt+del

    ctrl+alt+del Guest

    i think parents are ruining that shit for their kids. always trying to control everything. i always hated practices.

    when i was driving yesterday i saw a game in progress. ever notice how little kids run like chimpanzees?
     
  9. Vanity

    Vanity Veteran Member

    Joined: Apr 11, 2000 Messages: 7,673 Likes Received: 6
    it's too slow, and not extreme enough. why would a kid get into that when he can skate instead? nobody wants to sit outside in the summer.. maybe it's global warming too.

    i've been hankering for a game lately.
     
  10. ~KRYLON2~

    ~KRYLON2~ 12oz Loyalist

    Joined: Oct 13, 2001 Messages: 10,443 Likes Received: 191
    baseball rocks.....but i agree its boring to watch...i fucked ankles and knees to much when i did skate but im getting back into it

    nollie 360 flip to k grind
     
  11. mapo returns

    mapo returns Member

    Joined: May 4, 2003 Messages: 687 Likes Received: 0
    yeah im from florida and its too fucking hot to stand around in the sun.

    i like basketball because its more fast paced, more physical, and more fun.

    theres a baseball field near where i live. it must be an all-girl field or something because there is never guys teams playing. anyway, for fun i like to drive by there..wait until the pitcher is about to release the ball..and i honk the fucking horn loud and hold it a second..just to distract the batter. i crack up like none other when i do that, gets me every time! :lol:
     
  12. Æ°

    Æ° Senior Member

    Joined: May 12, 2002 Messages: 1,974 Likes Received: 6
    I do the same shit to golfers, they get pissed as hell. They react with anger so fast it doesn't even look like they are enjoying themselves out there in the first place. Fucking slobs.
     
  13. banjo bob

    banjo bob New Jack

    Joined: Jan 30, 2002 Messages: 93 Likes Received: 0
    i played little league and came to the conclusion that playing baseball sucks unless you pitch or catch. i did both and it was the only fun i had when i played. all the other positions involve a lot of standing around.
     
  14. FratGuyJoe

    FratGuyJoe Junior Member

    Joined: May 17, 2003 Messages: 222 Likes Received: 0
    as a kid i loved baseball, and still to this day i watch and play the sport. i used to collect cards and autographs, but that was in the past. i played other sports as well (basketball, hockey, bmx and skate), but none of those things top baseball. maybe people are tired of players crying about money or something. i just enjoy going to the games and screaming my head off till i lose my voice. i've been kicked out of a few games already :D:

    weapon x who did you get during bp?
     
  15. FratGuyJoe

    FratGuyJoe Junior Member

    Joined: May 17, 2003 Messages: 222 Likes Received: 0
    of course it sucked that was little league :lol: . if you kept on playing then you would realize that other positions are good because the kids will actually hit this time. i've played every position except for pitcher, my 2 fav were left field and shortstop
     
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