My father always said to not let small things have a big impact on your life. But, I’m sorry, Dad, there is one small thing that continues to bother me.
The worst thing to happen to baseball in years.
Let’s think about this for a second. A kid is wearing a sliding mitt to prevent injuries to his fingers when sliding head-first. To start, a large portion of youth baseball leagues don’t even allow head-first slides until age 13. There is no reason why a sliding mitt should ever be needed then.