Essays Tagged: "Baseball"

Explanation and examination of hit and run play in baseball

Baseball is a game of individuals and confrontations between individuals. At that moment when the pi ... eammates and coaches watching anxiously from the dugout, but during those few nanoseconds of drama, baseball becomes a two player game. Likewise, on virtuallany play - a flyball, a grounder, a popup e ... eventually lost his job.All in all, the excitement of a hit-and-run is pretty much unparalleled in baseball. For those who complain that it's a boring sport, the hit-and-run provides running, hitting ...

(5 pages) 42 0 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Michael Jordan

e examples typified Michael Jordan's early years.Michael's first love.Michael always had an eye for baseball. He played as an outfielder andas a pitcher. When he was twelve, he was the top player in h ... d in the Morning Star, which is Wilmington'snewspaper. By the age of fifteen, he wasn't the star in baseball he oncewas. He was still very good, but he had lost some of his focus. Later, in hishigh sc ...

(4 pages) 204 4 4.7 May/1995

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

What is Physics?

es of the relationship between matter and energy.For instance, a pitcher requires energy to throw a baseball at the incredible speedand accuracy that is needed to keep the batter from using his energy ... ause of the principles of magnification and amplification of light.Not only can physics better your baseball game and explain the dark matter of the universe,but it can save lives. It remains a very i ...

(2 pages) 76 0 3.6 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Leader ship philosphy

Inmy opinion, a leader that is physically fit will find mission accomplishment easier to fulfill.In baseball many games are lost by one or two runs. Many of the hitters just do not have thestrength to ... safety of your unit. Therefore a skillful leader must be able to command histroops without speech. Baseball has its very own unique non verbal communication, signsand signals. This lets the manager d ...

(3 pages) 127 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Babe Ruth

Babe Ruth is an American hero. He transformed baseball from a sport, to a national pastime when it needed it the most. Coming off of the wake of t ... o a national pastime when it needed it the most. Coming off of the wake of the Black Socks scandal, baseball was headed downhill. It had a bad reputation, and interest was waning. The dead-ball era wa ... a bad reputation, and interest was waning. The dead-ball era was dragging on, and there were to few baseball 'purists' left to support it. Baseball was in search of a new audience, and Babe Ruth hande ...

(4 pages) 56 0 3.7 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

"Old Man By the Sea" by Hemingway

DiMaggio (during this time) is struggling with a bone spurn his ankle, yet still continues to play baseball, and plays well. The old man looks at DiMaggio as a role model in the sense that if DiMaggi ... t DiMaggio symbolizes the old man. Previously Joe DiMaggio had been struggling in his profession of baseball, due to a bone spur in his heel. The whole team struggled because DiMaggio was the main hop ...

(3 pages) 130 1 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

The Design of a Psychological Experiment

CP. Design an experiment to test the hypothesis that caffeine enhances a student's ability to hit a baseball. Describe your experiment by answering the following questions:1) What are the independent ... riables?The independent variable would be the caffeine. The results of the students' hitting of the baseball would be the dependent variable.2) What are the experimental conditions and what are the ta ...

(2 pages) 59 0 4.2 Sep/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Jackie Robinson and The Civil Rights This is a short essay about Jackie Robinson and how he was one of the first black people to be in sports. It talks about how he influenced many people.

facing racial conflicts, but he didn't let that stop him frombeing the best.Beyond his many stellar baseball defeats, Jackie Robinson went to champion thecause of civil rights when he retired from the ... s may exist," said Jackie.Jackie Robinson was remembered primarily for breaking the color barrier inbaseball, but if you focus on the totality of Jackie Robinson and all that he accomplished,you will ...

(1 pages) 105 2 3.3 Dec/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Black Awareness & Racism

The title of this essay is Babe ruth's Life. It is brief biography of many of his higlights. which includes hitting a record 60 homeruns in 1927.

was the first of eight children born. George got the nickname "Babe" from his friends while playing baseball.Babe lived with his parents until he was seven years old. He managed to survive the dirty, ... Brother Mathias was a very positive influence for the troubled boy. He even taught Babe how to play baseball. It is because of his difficult childhood and positive influence of Brother Mathias that Ba ...

(3 pages) 133 0 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Babe Ruth's life

e ones from the movie "The Sandlot," he goes above and beyond any other person in history. He ruled baseball at a time when baseball was king. In the middle of the 'Roaring Twenties' he became much mo ... babe." The nickname was quickly repeated, and eventually stuck. Babe Ruth loved to play the game of baseball, in fact he never actually dreamed of getting paid to do it. When his first check arrived t ...

(3 pages) 36 0 4.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Describes a trip to Puerto Rico.

d I had never been outside of the United States until 1997. I went to Puerto Rico that year to play baseball. I knew baseball would keep me occupied, but I wanted a chance to experience the island. Pu ... his same cycle occurred for the next five days: waking up, playing ball, and going to sleep. I love baseball, but if truth be told, I was getting sick of it.By the time baseball was over, my week was ...

(4 pages) 79 0 3.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Angst - analyzing how baseball healed (emotionally) both Moonlight Graham and Shoeless Joe Jackson in the book "Shoeless Joe" by W. P. Kinsella.

ssing a piece of his life. Shoeless Joe Jackson was missing all but a piece of his life, and it was baseball that completed them both. Moonlight Graham, or better known as Doc Graham, was one o ... ble to stare down the pitcher, and go up for bat. His dream had come true, until he was banned from baseball for life. While conversing with Ray, he said being banned was, "Like having part of me ampu ...

(2 pages) 81 1 5.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Baseball: Then and Now This is an essay that contrasts the game of baseball today to the game at its origin in the 1800s.

Baseball: Then and Now"The game of baseball has now become beyond question the leading feature of th ... , the pastime suits the people, and the people suit the pastime"(Charles Peverelly, 1866). Although baseball is still America's favorite pastime, the way it is played has changed greatly since it's fo ... ica's favorite pastime, the way it is played has changed greatly since it's founding in the 1800's. Baseball was originally created so there would be something the boys could do to keep busy during th ...

(4 pages) 140 1 4.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

This is a story about a normal boy walking around in the '60s in a cornfield and finding something very surprising. It's based on the theme from "Young Goodman Brown".

ay of school and hard work, only to find his little brother, Nick, running at him with a mitt and a baseball, begging Steve to play catch."Stevie! Hey! How was school?""Same ol' Sa-""Cool! Wanna play ... ch."Stevie! Hey! How was school?""Same ol' Sa-""Cool! Wanna play catch? Mom bought me a glove and a baseball today!""Sure Nick, lemme go get my glove in the garage ok?"Nick heads to the 2 car garage o ...

(3 pages) 61 2 4.6 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Le Film "Signs"

s au lieu de donner de sagesse de Graham, elle celui a dit d'eux're les mémoires d'un jeu de baseball. Que seul a fait Graham questionne sa foi et a enseigné se qui il n'y avait pas Dieu ... e loin " a pensé ceci était une espèce de la forme de mémoire un jeu de baseball mais est rendu compte que Merrill pourrait faire claquer l'étranger avec sa chauve-s ...

(3 pages) 37 2 1.7 Mar/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Baseball is our nation's passtime.

Baseball, also known as the Presidents' Game, is an American trademark. Every American President fro ... is an American trademark. Every American President from George Washington on has had some link with baseball or baseball under one of its earlier names. Not all of them liked the game, a couple of the ... They savored the political benefits while recognizing the political costs might they risk to ignore baseball and its millions of fans.The game played at Valley Forge by Washington's troops called "rou ...

(6 pages) 102 0 4.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Susan Faludi "Girls have all power: What's troubling troubled boys".

do not have any goals and they are bitter and lazy. They spend all days wandering around, watching baseball, gambling, and partying. They do not work and put very little effort to find the job with t ...

(3 pages) 45 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

An essay that is based on a document from the regents.

may not even be aware that we are using them. Sports literature comes from a variety of sports, but baseball leads the way in sports terminology because it is one of the most dominating American sport ... over," said by the legendary Babe himself. Then there is the "Field of Dreams" and epic story about baseball that had contributed the quote, "if you build it, he will come." Both of these quotes are s ...

(2 pages) 38 0 3.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Coal Mining, The living conditions of coal mining, and the life of a coal miner, balck lung disease.

ough things where not in the best of circumstances, the miners still managed to have plenty of fun. Baseball and Football games between the different patch villages where of the biggest thing. Every d ...

(2 pages) 54 0 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays


Baseball is arguably Americas favorite pastime. There is more history in baseball than in any other ... players to play in the infield.Barry was destined to be a ball player. His dad played professional baseball and his god father is Willie Mays, a hall of fame outfielder. He was brought up around the ... e played basketball anywhere. He obviously made the right decision about going to play professional baseball after his senior year in high school.These two first ballot hall of famers love the game th ...

(3 pages) 52 1 4.6 Nov/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports