At one point during a game, the coach said to one of his young players, “Do you understand what cooperation is and what a teamwork is all about?”
The little boy nodded in the affirmative.
“Do you understand that what really matters is not whether we win or lose, but that we play together as a team?”
The little boy nodded yes.
“Good,” the coach continued. “And, when a strike is called, or you’re out at first, you don’t argue or curse or attack the umpire. Do you understand all that?”
Again, the boy nodded yes.
“Good,” said the coach. “Now go over there and explain it to your mother.