That is Sportsmanship!

A Sporting Gesture Touches ’Em All – New York Times

Pam Knox, the Western Oregon coach, made sure no teammates touched Tucholsky, which would have automatically made her unable to advance. The umpires ruled that if Tucholsky could not make it around the bases, two runs would score but she would be credited with only a single. (“She’ll kill me if I take it away from her,” Knox thought.)Then Mallory Holtman, the powerful first baseman for Central Washington, said words that brought a chill to everybody who heard them:

“Excuse me, would it be O.K. if we carried her around and she touched each bag?”

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One Response to That is Sportsmanship!

  1. DougW says:

    This is just such an awesome story of sportmanship it just touches my heart.

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