Sunday, August 03, 2008

The litigation game

When I was 11 years old, and playing youth baseball, a particularly intense playoff game ended with coaches of the teams trading blows behind the snack stand. Both coaches were good people, caught up in the moment. But what a scene in our small town.

That was 1968.

Two thoughts:

Even 40 years ago, you could get a black eye at a kids game.

Today, such scuffles are settled in court. See this.

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