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Jason Bergquist tugs the laces tight on his Nike cleats and grins at his parents in the front row of the bleachers at the Hollywood Recreation Center. With zero wins for the season, Bergquist's kickball team has a lot to prove.

His mother snaps iPhone photos of him in his yellow team T-shirt.

"J, you need your water?" she asks through the dugout's chain-link fence.

"Not yet, Mom."

His father can't stop smiling. "This reminds me of when the kids were little!" he says before trying to persuade other fans to do the wave.

Read the full story on the LA Times HERE.