In ‘Unorganized Baseball’ Games, Kids Play By Their Own Rules | TODAY


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  • I love this

  • When I was younger we used to have that but with football in my neighborhood. They couldn’t cover me at Receiver. We even invented trampoline football.

  • Is this In iowa

  • Richard Schoenrock

    As a hockey player growing up…we had this type of play. We could either go to open skate an just rip around the rink as we wanted. There was also the ability to go play "Drop In". It was an hour and a half of open ice where teams are kinda selected by the jersey color you have in your bag. As a college player.. I still like to hit a drop in now and then to have fun with young players and remember what it was like to play………just to play!!!

  • Showed Him My Dick Called Him A Fag

    so what is the point of the coach?

  • HA I live in Edmond

  • Brayden Derkowski

    No pressure yet there playing on tv

  • Braden Burlison

    This is something you play in gym class not a sport really

  • Christian Mcguinness

    We used to do this everday as kid. We would get 6+ people, no teams, everyone batted, everyone pitched , we would just rotate positions based on the number of position.

  • Is this seriously news. Kids actually have enjoy playing just for fun. This is pathetic that this needs to be reported as real news.

  • Aye Oklahoma!!

  • Isaiah Robinson

    This how i play basketball and baseball during summer vacation this makes you better

  • Love it… we used to play it that way in the 60s…. parents were too busy working to be in our business back then and I can't remember ever having a bad time while playing

  • This is great but when they get older they will play jv, varsity and it is organized!We wore blue jeans when I played little league.

  • Little league was awesome if you grew up in a small town . We had minor league and it was 8-12. You could get drafted to 11 – 12 if you were good enough. There were no hand picked teams. Each coach had to draft players and the only kid the coach automatically got was their son.

  • My city set up an entire whiffle ball league a couple years ago and parents aren’t allowed to attend games

  • The most organized, unorganized game ever

  • Zackary Betcher

    There’s gotta be SOME sort of rules… right

  • this is how i like to play hockey i mean playing in an organized league is fun but when its just me and my buddies trying out dangles and throwing around the body theres nothing better

  • IRS Photography

    What's the music at 2:13?

  • All I saw 👀👀 was that their batting was wayyyyyyyy to weird

  • Weenie hut junior league

  • I live in Edmond and I have never seen or heard of this🤔

  • fishing boss333

    I want to do that

  • Rifleman gaming

    No good just cause u can't play

  • Focusedlizard 26

    THE BLACK KID HAS THE SAME GLOVE AS ME

  • Garrison Delgado

    its basically just softball

  • LOOK AT MY NAME

    Sandlot…

  • Fazbear cinema.

    this is bs if you want to be a major leage player someday they need to play competive i think its funner when they treat you like an actual player but for younger kids i understand.

  • Frank The Dank Tank

    sweet now my dad doesn't have to curse at me like crazy

  • Sorta like sandlot

  • ayy fellow angels fan at 2:59

  • So the parents had to organize the unorganized game. Try this Show the kids the movie the SANDLOT and tell them to go outside and play and have your butts home by dinner time. Where I lived the firehouse whistle would go off at 5:15 pm and 6 pm every kid within earshot of that whistle had the same drill be home after that 5:15 whistle and before the 6pm.

  • ZackG32 baseball

    Atleast no USA bat rule

  • First base – old seat cushion
    second base – crushed cardboard box
    third base – old roof shingle
    home – garbage can lid
    those were the days

  • I feel sorry for those kids being forced to play some boring old man's game in the hot summer sun when they could be in an air conditioned home having the time of their lives playing video games.

  • Why that would be stupid

  • This is pretty much kids pick up baseball

  • Angelina Neibel

    I did this growing up and it was a blast!

  • 40 years ago we did this every day , of every summer……broke a neighbors window once in a while, picked our own teams, everyone played. also played organized baseball……this is great…kids being kids without overbearing, obnoxious helicopter parents…

  • They’re no parents on the field: 2:04

  • Randall Forsythe

    We did this as a kid all summer. We once had the same game last 6 years!

  • Some of the kids don’t even know how to pitch or hit

  • Hunter Delong

    This is fine and all but if these kids have aspirations to play on travels teams high school ball etc… they will have to learn the pressure this is what's wrong with today's generations with everyone having fun, but in life there is always a winner and always a loser.

  • Let the kids go out an just have a good pickup game.

  • I know it's going to happen next girls are now going to join boys base ball and a feminist is going to hate this comic

  • Mark Magallanes

    Cool

  • 2:10 go Hawkeyes

  • me and my friends do this all the time, why does this need a news report

  • The kid pitching with the adidas shirt has no fundamentals whatsoever

  • Blake’s Adventures

    This is just stupid

  • Blake’s Adventures

    It’s called recess

  • That’s great.

  • cool

  • Vivid Darkness

    Yeah but organized sports with playoffs and reason is my favorite part

  • You mean un”organized”

  • Frances Bowman

    I like

  • I wish it was like that for me

  • No story when I was 12. We just met at the park and played until dark. Idk what the story is??? Duh!!!! The Sandlot was a movie about our childhood and this story.

  • “What do you like about tuesdays?”
    “Playing baseball with my friends.”
    “And you?”
    “Same thing.”
    REPORTER DIES OF LAUGHTER

  • Jackson Simmons

    Yeah but if I would’ve had a dad making me play I wouldn’t have been drafted

  • Diego Contreras

    When they lose in little league they’re gonna be crying cause they don’t know what competition is

  • American Patriot

    Did the same thing as a kid nothing new

  • I don’t see why they should change kids baseball. If we don’t care how good the kids do we will have a future era of slackers and unorganized people. Organized baseball doesn’t only organize people but it prepares the kids for the future, and possibly the mlb. If this becomes a nation wide thing permanently, where will our skilled hitters and fielders be in the mlb? I have a guess, playing softball with the guys

  • Liberals….. Fuckimg participation games losers afrais to lose

  • All ima say is have u seen the sandlot

  • It looks soo fun but I don't have enough people to play so I don't get to and that sucks

  • that's me at 0:26 OMGGGGGGGGG AHHHHHHH

  • Parents be quiet

  • Savitar The Go Of Speed

    SWING AND A MISS THAT'S BALL 4 TAKE YOUR BASE

  • CanEHdian Cuber

    A league of their own, the movie… oh wait, theirs already one.

  • Connor’s Fresh Memes

    I’m just a kid baseball fan but didn’t every one of those Kids have like 300 dollar bats

  • Can I play………. no k

  • Charsgames 1097

    Uh they arent the first ones to do this btw like i do this all the time

  • welcome to the sandlot

  • More like uncivilized baseball

  • Why is this on the news. I play this type of baseball with my friends all the time.

  • we used to throw our gloves in a pile and blindfold someone and they would throw the gloves left and right and that was the teams

  • Kids are to sensitive I'm not gonna say how old I am but Im young. My dad tells me that he yells because he cares and if anyone doesn't push me I wouldn't have the work ethic and future that I have and might have. A parent cant always be going "Oh Billy you did so good I'm so proud of you." When the did awful and struck out. I'm not saying that you have to tell and my dad doesn't most of the time. He just doesn't tell me a whole bunch bull crap, he tells me I didnt do good and I need to work on things. And slowly that has taught me to be honest with myself and work hard. This is how all parents and kids should be if they want to start taking baseball more serious and try to have a future in the game whether that means going pro or going to college. Or more realisticly playing varsity high school ball.

  • tx_un 2017-2019

    That bat in the thumbnail looks like mine

  • Magdaleen Grobler

    I hate you because you can't just go around other people's channels and say swear words because there are children also reading the comments comment on videos so stop saying swear words for other people it's just rude rude

  • Im a kid and we do this all the time

  • this looks really boring

  • Ryan Kuczmarski #27

    This is just sunday school league

  • I’m to good bro Gaming

    I play majers and get scared at the plate

  • Brayden Jones 57 (STUDENT)

    2:20 is that kid from when him and he’s dad bust windows with baseball

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  • I think it's great kids want to organize their own games. However, children look to adults for structure and discipline. We as parents and elders are to provide that structure. There is nothing wrong with organized baseball. With that being said parents shouldn't yell at the kids while they are playing. Whether their own kids or others. The coach is in charge when you turn your kids over to him for practice or a game. If parents have a problem with the coach, they need to address it with the coach. Btw in private meeting.

  • This ain't news. Everybody has been doing for a really long time. I'll play with my friends all day every day I'm not playing an actual game just in the yard for years. plus, with lots of land you can have whatever sized field you want as you get bigger.

  • Its just like the sandlot neighborhood kids playing baseball

  • I think I’ll just point out the fact that most of them play because they aren’t good enough to play in an organized league

  • This is for Rachel you big fat White nasty beach

    I would love to do this but parents now a days won’t let their children go outside alone and just be a kid

  • When I was growing up, each neighborhood had its game. It started Friday after school and continued until sundown, Sunday evening. You'd show up. Sometimes, there were 30-40 guys show up. Saturday, the game might slow down because guys had to go to town with their parents. Sunday morning was a little slim because some guys went to Sunday School. All during the weekend, sometimes the game might get down to three or four guys. In that case, you either played pepper or hit flies. Two guys, hit flies. One guy, you'd hit flies to yourself until more guys showed up. Throw the ball up, take a straight-up swing. As the ball took off, you grabbed your glove and chased it. Sometimes, you got so good you could hit the ball nearly straight up. Because of this, guys learned the characteristics of a ball in flight. As I progressed into organized baseball, I was a catcher. I never dropped a foul ball because I hit flies to myself. Kind of sad that the game no longer exists in most of the U.S.

  • We do this everyday of summer and there putting it in the news that’s crazy I get 10 or 11 friends together and we just play

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