Every now and again I think of the old days, when kids would have pick-up baseball games at the local park, instead of the highly-organized, parent-heavy operations that dominate youth sports these days.
Today is one of those days…
Prosecutors in Colorado today charged three parents — including the town prosecutor — with third-degree assault and disorderly conduct after the brawl during a youth baseball tournament.
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.