Lisa becomes Bart's Little League coach in order to expand her extracurricular activities, but Bart comes to hate it when Lisa begins sucking the fun out of baseball.
- Boring Yet Practical: Lisa uses math to lead the team to victory. Bart would rather be Awesome, but Impractical.
- Bait-and-Switch Comment: A commentator said that, speaking of Homer, Lisa's father's name was... not in the list.
- Call Back: Marge recalls Mike Scioscia's radiation poisoning from Homer at the Bat.
- Gender-Blender Name: When Bart accused Lisa of not understanding baseball, she brought up legendary baseball names of what she believed to be women (Terry Francona, Connie Mack). Nelson tells her those are men.
- Know-Nothing Know-It-All: The aforementioned incident of Lisa claiming that women could coach baseball, using Terry Francona and Connie Mack as examples.