Ralph thought a minute then said, “It’s hard to explain, but kids go all through their lives learning how to win, but no one ever teaches them how to lose.”
"Let’s get out of here, Bert,” said the third coach.
"Wait a minute,” said Ralph.. “Just think about it. Most kids don’t know how to handle defeat. They fall apart. It’s important to know how to lose because you do a lot of it when you grow up. You have to have perspective – how to know what is important to lose and what isn’t important.”
"And that’s why you lose?”
"Oh, no. We lose because we’re too busy having a good time to play good ball.”