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http://sports.yahoo.com/top/news?slug=ap-toogoodtopitch&prov=ap&type=lgns

So, if the kid sucked he could still play?

What would you attempt to do...if you knew you could not fail?.
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I think that's really sad, Ringo. In my opinion, the crux ofthe matter is here...

Jericho’s coach and parents say the boy is being unfairly targeted because he turned down an invitation to join the defending league champion, which is sponsored by an employer of one of the league’s administrators.
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Unfortunately there is an incredible amount of politics in organized children's activities. Little League is certainly no exception. In truth, it may be among the worst offenders.
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That is a very liberal area, too...why doesn;t that surprise me?
 
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