Oct 29 2013
So the other day we mentioned some of the worst things about playing sports as a kid, but today we’d like to mention some of the finer things that came with suiting up for the rec league and playing only because your friends did.
You may not have won a city title or went on to bigger and better things—like a middle or high school team—but we bet you still enjoyed these things.
6. Halftime/Postgame Snacks
Go ahead and sign yourself up for an adult intramural league these days and see if you get anything even close to this pampering during halftime or afterwards.
Unless you have an extremely committed girlfriend who, for some reason, shows up to watch a group of has-beens play in a pickup, flag football league, you’re not getting oranges at half or something sweet afterwards.
Though cool, your current postage bar trips aren’t quite as great as what parents used to give you back then.
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