Pranksters put a tree between the mound and home plate on a high school baseball field


One of the best scenes in Bull Durahm is when the tired and scuffling Durham Bulls need a day off. So they engineer one:

“What we need is a rain out.”

“I can get us a rain out.”

“Man, there ain’t been a cloud in weeks.”

“Hundred bucks says I can get us a rainout for tomorrow.”

“You’re on!”

And then Crash Davis proceeds to sabotage the field with sprinklers.

This appears to be more of a senior prank than anything else, but I would like to think the pranksters included at least one kid who just didn’t feel like playing the next day:


The background can be read here.