Up to Bat

On my way home one day,

I stopped to watch a Little League baseball game

that was being played in a park near my home.

As I sat down behind the bench on the first-base line,

I asked one of the boys what the score was.

“We’re behind 14 to nothing”, he answered with a smile.

“Really”, I said. “I have to say you don’t look very discouraged.”

“Discouraged?”, the boy asked with a puzzled look on his face…

“Why should we be discouraged?

We haven’t even been up to bat yet.”

Author: Unknown