And when you take something seriously, you get pretty good at it, as these backyard ball player soon found out.
But it's not all fun and games.
UPDATE: For the curious, here's the full Missionary Handbook, which is filled with other fun gems such as, "If you play basketball, volleyball, or another sport, do not allow the situation to become intense or competitive. (For example, do not keep score.)"
My cousin Cole, a missionary in Dallas Texas, has been dying to play some street ball and got the chance. After playing it cool asking to play because they are "Just some white boys", they were allowed to play and tried to make it look like they weren't that good. That is until they started to play. [...]
Best part of the story is that one of the guys daughters ended up getting Baptized.