The difference between 13 and 14, by the way? HUGE. Like, HUGE. See exhibit A:
The Cub and his friend, Clay, are teeny in comparison to the majority of the team, but, that didn't hinder their ability to play the game, in fact; the Cub hit three base hits, made a play at second that caused the crowd to cheer, and, he stole from first, sliding into second in such a dramatic fashion as to bring the crowd to its' feet. Well, it brought me to my feet but mainly because his feet actually touched the back of his head-scorpion style-and; I was a bit concerned about a spinal injury (Spoiler alert: He's fine!).
Clay, for his part, did an awesome job in his capacity of catcher, a position that he has absolutely no experience with. His mom and I had a few occasions to clasp hands in the time honored reaction of worried moms the world over but; he never got hurt.
So, the game was a success despite the score.
I do, however, need to remember to bring Cracker Jacks to the next game because, two and a half hours in the broiling sun without sustenance was just brutal.
I know; First World problems, right?
I don't know a lot about baseball but I'm pretty sure you are supposed to use the glove, son.