Unbelievable Sportsmanship
May 1, 2008 6:30 PM   Subscribe

You're playing against a rival for the softball division championship. The ball is pitched, and crack! The ball heads over the fence, out of the park. The girl starts running for first base, then after getting to first, suddenly collapses to the ground, due to a torn ligament. It will sideline her the rest of the season. The umpire says that if her teammates help her finish, she would be called out. What do you do? If you're these college girls, you pick up your rival — in her last chance for a home run, a senior at her college — and carry her around the bases, letting her down just enough for her good leg to touch each base, and help her get her first run — eliminating your team from the playoffs.
posted by WCityMike (6 comments total)

This post was deleted for the following reason: Hers was a home run but yours is just a double. -- cortex

If I'm the ref, I say she got a double.
posted by BrotherCaine at 6:31 PM on May 1, 2008

If they hadn't done that, it might have been called a double.
posted by darksasami at 6:31 PM on May 1, 2008

fabulous story, but the post is a double. sorry! (gotta run, can't search for the thread at this exact moment, but i believe it was entitled "sports(wo)manship" or the like)
posted by CitizenD at 6:32 PM on May 1, 2008

Ok, that just drips with irony.
posted by darksasami at 6:32 PM on May 1, 2008 [2 favorites]

Hee hee.
posted by BrotherCaine at 6:34 PM on May 1, 2008

At least the first time they got called women instead of girls.
posted by hydropsyche at 6:34 PM on May 1, 2008

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