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Baseball Chatter: Attending Your Child's Baseball Games05:13
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Jerry Sacharski, left, gives instructions to 5-year-old Craig LeClair in 1958. (AP/Frank Passic via Battle Creek Enquirer)
Jerry Sacharski, left, gives instructions to 5-year-old Craig LeClair in 1958. (AP/Frank Passic via Battle Creek Enquirer)

WBUR's Sharon Brody reflects on her son's departure for college and for a college baseball team. She notes that, in addition to missing her son, she'll also miss going to his little league and high school baseball games and the supportive nature of baseball chatter on the little league field:

The voices in the dugout rise and dip and overlap and echo. Together they create a chorus of positivity. These are the most beautiful gems of encouragement you can ever imagine boys uttering to each other in public.

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This segment aired on August 27, 2012.

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