Anyway, after analyzing Scott's amazing team in action quite a lot, I've come up to a conclusion about tee-ball. It is not a regular sport. It is actually a strange hybrid of three sports...baseball, tackle football, and bowling.
The ball is struck first by a grinning boy who is wearing a helmet far too large for his head/body proportion. This is usually done after a lot of coachly adjusting, many swing attempts, and lots of pro baseball player pre-swing imitations. The ball
After all these antics, the game reverts back to being like baseball. The boys just have to slide home and after scoring, they humbly saunter back to the bench, or out to the stands to jump and see how proud Mom and Dad are of them. I suppose Joey Votto doesn't really do that, but he probably did once upon a time.
All in all it's been a lot of fun so far. You almost hate to see them improve in their skills, because it's just so much fun to watch them like this!