Couch: Slow-pitch softball no match for modern parents

Perhaps good parenting is behind the decline of slow-pitch softball. Or maybe it’s overzealous parenting. Modern parenting, we’ll call it.

For better or worse, organized children’s activities often take priority nowadays over adult recreation. This cultural shift — colliding with economic hardship and endless opportunities for entertainment — is eating at a sport that once dominated parks everywhere, every night, all summer long. – Read more at

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