—Bend your knees!
—Keep your head down!
—The parents who chalk AYSO fields at 6 a.m.
—Youth coaches who don't scream or throw stuff.
—Echo Park's Short Stop bar.
—Wrigleyville's Cubby Bear saloon.
—Chick Hearn's Staples statue.
—John Wooden's Pyramid of Success.
—Division III football.
—Old beat-up baseballs, starting to bronze.