T-Ball Tales Part 2

Jun 29, 2009

It was picture day last week for T-Ball so we didn’t get to play the game.  Instead we practiced fielding grounders and throwing to first.  It went pretty well, but Heath was a little disinterested.  I had one of the parents play First Base and Heath would either throw the ball over his head or walk right up to him and fire the ball. 

It turns out that was the easy part.  When we went to take the pictures the photographer told Heath to say “Daddy tooted” in an effort to get him to smile nice for the camera.  It may have worked for some of the kids, but with Heath she was just throwing gasoline on a fire.  Heath is the type of four-year old who thinks that anything pertaining to a bodily function is great humor.  To him, he just got a green light to say those words.  Thankfully he didn’t bust into any curse words, but he did say some of kids’ most popular four letter words, “poop” and “butt”, a couple of dozen times.  What’s worse is the other kids would laugh, which would just feed into it.  Getting a good team picture was a challenge to say the least.  Here I am trying to smile for the photo while trying to get my son to stop saying the naughty words. Frustrating to say the least.

We had a pretty busy weekend with a graduation party and a birthday party, but we were able to work on throwing, fielding, and hitting last night.  We don’t play this week so I hope to get a few practices in before the next game.  I just hope the words are a little less colorful.

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8 Responses so far | Have Your Say!

  1. The King
    June 29th, 2009 at 6:19 pm #

    He He he… Sounds like a chip off the old block!

  2. LestersLegends
    June 29th, 2009 at 8:53 pm #

    That he is.

  3. McSpazz
    June 30th, 2009 at 9:17 am #

    It’s hard not to crack a smile when the kid gets everybody a little giggly. The team photo needs to be posted once you get it. So we can all have a nice chuckle. Make sure to tell Heath that the word poop and butt are still funny to this 35 year old kid.

  4. LestersLegends
    June 30th, 2009 at 9:19 am #


  5. BDJP
    July 1st, 2009 at 2:14 am #

    Have to post up that pic! What a great story, sounds like fun for the kids, parents and coaches…this is what it’s all about.

  6. LestersLegends
    July 1st, 2009 at 5:13 am #

    I suppose. Not quite as fun when it’s your kid acting up though, lol.

  7. The King
    July 1st, 2009 at 6:37 am #

    “acting up”? How many times did the Big Dog himself “act up”? And that was at college age. Not to even mention the Conquistador. I’m afraid there’s even more to come ;-)

  8. LestersLegends
    July 1st, 2009 at 6:58 am #

    This is true.

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