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Rec League Softball Player Writes Inspirational Poem For His Team

Here's a rec league email that is a departure from the overwrought screeds we are accustomed to receiving. This softball player decided to send his teammates a motivational email the morning after a tough loss, but instead of chiding them for their lack of hustle or giving a strategic dissertation, he went ahead and… » 7/03/13 12:30pm 7/03/13 12:30pm

“At Least I Am Not Raising A Pussy Rugby Player”: Rec League Softball…

We love us some overwrought rec league emails. Today's comes from a Wednesday night non-competitive softball league in the suburbs of an unnamed American city. One player member informed his teammates last night via email that he won't be able to make tonight's games because of an injury suffered yesterday: » 6/13/12 2:45pm 6/13/12 2:45pm

"Some People Have To Be Protected Against Themselves": Hockey League…

Today's overwrought rec league email carries a tinge of desperation. Coming to us from an adult hockey league in the Chicago suburbs, it's a cry in the dark from an overworked, under-appreciated league director, who wonders why a bunch of grown men can't get together to play hockey without drinking to excess. Our poor… » 5/29/12 12:50pm 5/29/12 12:50pm

A J.P. Morgan Vice President Has Very Specific Tactical Plans For His…

The latest entry in our overwrought emails series comes from the world of high finance... rec-league basketball. A vice president at J.P. Morgan in London is very enthusiastic about the upcoming season. But he's not gonna stand for his players flailing around on the court, like Mike D'Antoni might. No, he wants to… » 1/25/12 5:55pm 1/25/12 5:55pm

Soccer Rec League Captain Works Harder Than You And Has The Sweaty…

I've noticed most of these rec league emailers possess a trait and that, due to some tic beyond their control, they need to verbalize their small victories in order to make sure people are paying attention. Because at their stations in life, the only worthwhile accolade can come from a teammate smart enough to… » 4/11/11 12:50pm 4/11/11 12:50pm