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Too big for Little League

Time stops for Brian Murphy when the Little League World Series comes to the Weekend Water Cooler's house.

Updated: August 23, 2005, 11:56 AM ET
By Brian Murphy | Special to Page 2

It burns on my home TV, all morning, all day. NFL exhibitions can't touch it. Neither can big-league ball, a World Golf Championships event or NASCAR. My wife wonders about my sanity, questioning the need for daylong viewing.

"But," I protest, "it's the Little League World Series!"

She rolls her eyes, and heads to the exercise bike. I sink deeper into the couch, shouting at the kids to hit the cutoff man, be more selective at the plate and ignore the coach who thinks he's ...

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