By the Umbutu Storytellers
They are playing baseball. They have a back stop--a catcher behind the batter. The batter is lining up himself. Looks like he's trying to make a home run. They are out there playing. They are not trying to kill each other!
The man at bat has three children behind him. There's a man on a tractor.
If they throw it to him right, he'll hit it. If he hits it real hard it will go a long ways. If he hits it right and hard enough it will probably go 150 yards. Pros can hit up to 500 yards. But he's a kid and can't hit that hard.
He'll hit a home run all the way to downtown. If he has enough strength, maybe even to Chicago. But someone will have to go get the ball before he can play again.
It's the Slammers versus the Sluggers. That's Joe at bat for the Sluggers and when his hit it, they Slammers didn't get it. The ball rolled away or someone caught it and went to the world series. Joe runs all the bases and make a home run. Th people are all screaming "Run, Joe, Run!" The Sluggers win!
Then we sang "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" and danced with throwing, catching and batting mo