Gary Smith: The spin factor

Changes with kids come faster than anticipated

Posted: April 28, 2017 at 1 a.m.

Once upon a time, many, many years ago, I had a football coach who lined us up in groups and had us run 30 yards downfield to where he'd placed a bunch of baseball bats. Once there, we put the flat end of the barrel on the ground, put our foreheads on the handle end, ran round the bat in circles a dozen or so times and then ran back to where we started.

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