Baseball beats blood and water

For my guys in and from New England, as submitted to Reader’s Digest by Gayla Bieksha, of Hubbardston, Mass:

Blood may be thicker than water, but baseball beats them both. I learned this after explaining to my two boys that they were half-Lithuanian, on their father’s side, and half-Yankee, meaning their other set of grandparents came from an old New England family.

My younger son looked worried. “But we’re still a hundred percent Red Sox, right, Mom?”