They are figures to be studied, commended and as other teams know, reckoned with. The grill was not your Wal-Mart special tabletop model. You're guaranteed to see a group of football fans half-naked, even if the temperature is zero Kelvin. Where, unlike other sports, to hit a baseball farther and harder, it would benefit a guy with a smaller chest, who has stronger hands and forearms; opposed to a guy who has a big chest and bigger biceps because that gets in the way of bat speed, rotation, and flexibility.
With a base coach, your main responsibilities are to relay signals to the hitter from the manager—most of which is pure nonsense—and to give "go" or "stop" signals to baserunners, who usually ignore them.
A fact the NFL frowned upon and made the team turn off during the games. A player is considered an above average player, when he fails seven times out of ten. That is not the case with football since the action can happen all over the field.
What about assistant coaches in football, especially the coordinators? They show up in the parking lot three days before the game dressed in full theatrical garb and tailgate hard until kickoff. Yes, both leagues have their share of eccentric, enigmatic owners. Football is the exact opposite. Clearly this is different than baseball.
Despite the home team rolling over and not being competitive it was impressive to see most of the fans stayed to the very end of the game and cheered on the local players.