8 Rules for Masterful Heckling

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8 Rules for Masterful Heckling
Masterful Heckling Guidelines

The best Masterful Hecklers can actually affect the outcome of a game. If one wishes to Heckle, this is the desired result. A Masterful Heckler will throw off the other team, and inspire his own, while making everybody laugh.

A Failed Heckler is mocked, scorned, jeered, disrespected and even tossed from the game.

Baseball players are the most heckled athletes alive, and they have heard it all. A successful heckle will have a visible effect on the player. Some use them as fuel to excel, others may get flustered and miss a play.

But what are the guidelines for Heckling? How does one tell the difference between what is appropriate and entertaining, and what is only annoying. Here are some dos and don’ts for aspiring Hecklers that will help them reach Masterful status, with some stories to illustrate.

Keep in mind these guidelines are specific for a baseball game, but with slight modifications, these rules will work elsewhere as well.

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