The dog is invited to "P.E. class,"
and the outfielder is allowed (& able) to wreak absolute havoc on the game at any point in time.
And the teacher-- instead of dragging said offenders down the hall to the principal's office
for some obligatory disiplinary measure--
is permitted to simply sit back and laugh. And smile. And delight.
Because this is her family, her time, her love....