I hereby pledge to be positive about my GAB baseball playing experience and accept responsibility for my participation and behavior by following this Players' Pledge. I will:
Have fun at all times! I never know when I might play in my last game or practice,
Be a good sport (win or lose); Be honest, fair and always show good sportsmanship to all coaches, players, officials, parents and fans at every game and practice.
Learn the value of commitment to the team. I will attend every practice and game that I can, and will notify my coach if I cannot.
Put personal goals aside for the betterment of the team.
Respect the rules of the game, opponents, officials, teammates and myself at all times.
Realize that athletic contests, including practice sessions, are educational experiences and opportunities.
Not engage in unsportsmanlike conduct, (for instance with the throwing of equipment).
Not engage in rude or offensive behavior such as, use foul language, taunting or other denigrating or disparaging comments or engage in inappropriate gestures or body language.
By signing this pledge, I, the undersigned player promise that I will follow the aforementioned Code of Conduct as set forth in the Players’ Pledge. I understand that my failure to adhere to this agreement, and more specifically as pertains to my conduct, be it unsportsmanlike actions or interactions with others, including teammates, coaches, opposing players and coaches, officials, parents and fans, will result in the possibility of immediate suspension from my team, up to and including permanent removal from the Glastonbury Amateur Baseball (GAB) program.