As I sat watching the World Series, I had an epiphany. Abner Doubleday, the supposed creator of baseball, must have been a dad. The game of baseball is so full of life lessons and parenting advice that there's no way he wasn't a father. Here are my top 5 (I can never seem to make it to 10) parenting tips from the game of baseball:
The following steps are guaranteed to pass your legacy of poor sportsmanship on for generations.
Instill in your child the sense that regardless of physical ability, they by nature are simply superior to all other human beings.
This is best accomplished through a series of compliments like "you owned that kid," "he (or she) ain't got nothin' on you," followed up by a "whoooo" and an emphatic hand motion.
Be sure to correct opposing players in a loud, forceful manner, even when a simple discussion will do.