Never played organized sports. In my youth, Dad was an alcoholic and Mom did anything she could to keep the family together. I would just go off by myself with a piece of wood and imitate O's games. I had every batting stance from each everyday player down to a tee. And just like "Stankee Classics", the O's won every time.
Fortunately, Dad checked himself into AA when I was 14 (?), and never had another drink for the remaining 25 years of his life. And, it is passed down. The other 5 siblings are drinkers, but only 2 are full blown alchies. I haven't had anything in 10+ years and don't miss it.
And probably that's why: