The best part of the Little League World Series is watching 12-year-olds act like 12-year-olds. You never know what’s going to happen next, but you’re pretty sure the emotions will be raw.
After all, none of these kids has gone through a rookie symposium aimed at turning them into boring sound bite machines.
Instead, you get honesty.
Like this gem from Illinois’ Trey Hondras.
You’re going to do well in life, kid. You’ve mastered all the important parts of being an athlete.