Little League players should be role model for professionals

August 21, 2013 

An inspirational, exciting sports event is being enjoyed by millions of people around the world this week. The Little League World Series involves baseball players aged 11-13, representing many countries.

All display outstanding athletic ability as well as true sportsmanship, knowledge of the game, friendship and politeness to opposing players. There are no inflated egos, no temper tantrums and no tacky corporate logos on their uniforms.

Each player wears a small tag on their left shoulder: "I won't cheat." All major league sports can learn a lesson here, but that may just be wishful thinking.

Skip Hannon

Bradenton

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