Pro Soccer Coach Puts 12-Yr-Old Son Into Game

If Bruce Bochy had a 12-year-old son, I’d find it perfectly reasonable for him to send in the lad as a pinch hitter against John Smoltz in the bottom of the eighth. Wait no, that’s crazy. Sure it couldn’t hurt, considering how the Giants are hitting; but that would be child abuse. So meet Julio Cesar Baldivieso, coach of Bolivian first division pro soccer team Aurora, who has no such qualms. Look what he did on Sunday in a match against La Paz FC.

Julio Cesar Baldivieso and son Mauricio

With his team trailing 1-0 with about nine minutes remaining, Baldivieso put his 12-year-old son, Mauricio, into the game. So how did it go? Um, not so well. Did you ever see the movie “Lucas”? Read more…