Essays Tagged: "Little League"

"Born On The Fourth Of July" by Ron Kovic

you into his life, when he goes through the trenches, you go with him. When he hits a home run for little league you can experience, not the joy it brought him at the time, but the pain in rememberin ... with his friends and marched in the memorial day parade. He hit a home run his first time at bat in little league. When he grew he joined the wrestling team and constantly won first place in competiti ...

(6 pages) 78 0 2.0 Feb/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Violence in sport is taught and rewarded"

r to professional sports teams and athletes, but the two levels of play are very closely connected. Little league and amateur sports are often the foundations for any professional athlete. In such set ... rewarded for their violence. They receive all of the same benefits as their non-violent teammates, little if no punishment, plus the respect and admiration from fans, teammates, and often coaches and ...

(8 pages) 126 0 4.8 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The Cons OF Youth Sports.

Youth sports programs have become the focal point of many family-oriented communities nationwide. Little League, sponsored sports programs and T-ball, are just three programs among thousands availab ... se of fair play, and help children find self-esteem by rewarding physical activities. Programs like Little League have been recognized as a stepping stone in the development of major baseball players, ...

(6 pages) 77 0 3.7 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology


e game. It is definitely a strange thing to see someone in the traditional batting stance taught in little league. Though there are several different kinds of batting stances found in major league bas ... ime as striding. This is called loading. Loading is bringing your hands from your set position to a little more behind your head. This creates momentum for power. What happens usually after someone lo ...

(5 pages) 30 0 1.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Eleven Seconds: Autobiography of Travis Roy - Book Report

is tells about his childhood and his high school career. He reminisces about the fun he had playing little league hockey and how he would help out at the rinks that his father managed. The next part i ... ndly tone. I'm happy to have read the book because it made me realized that I should appreciate the little things in life that I take for granted every day. What if I woke up one day and couldn't move ...

(2 pages) 30 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

NARRATIVE-Based on a life experience that some how changed yourself

DESTINY        To be given the chance to play little league was one of the greatest times of my life. Since I was young I always had to have a ne ... nd base. When he wasn't pitching, I would, and he would play third base. We were the top players in little league, or so we thought.        Our all-star team had made it to the champi ... I remembered my father sitting on an old milk crate while I pitched to him. This made me chuckle a little because I would throw a low wild pitch on accident that would hit him in the legs, but he kep ...

(6 pages) 40 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing


t-bal for the local base team. I grew to love the sport as I went on in life working my way through little league all the way up to high school ball. I became what is known as a natural. I made all st ...

(1 pages) 463 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing


the sensation to just want to fly away from everything or just fly to be flying? Ever since I was a little kid, I wanted to dunk the basketball. All through bam boosters, little league basketball, whe ... eep playing. I kept my basketball goal at a height that I could barely dunk, and I would move it up little by little as I could jump higher and higher until I could finally dunk ten feet. At th ...

(4 pages) 401 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Our Society today is impacted by many different things that

lop kids physically, mentally, and socially. Children usually play such sports as soccer, swimming, Little League, and gymnastics.High school kids are offered a chance to join a school sports team. Th ... nfluenced me in many ways. Starting at a very young age I was involved in sports such as soccer and little league. As a kid that lived outside of town, these teams gave me opportunities to make friend ...

(2 pages) 758 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Reality TV : One True Reality Exception

Aaron, was born with cerebral palsy. The family was very involved in the community even starting a little league called ?Dream Catchers? made entirely of children of special needs after Aaron was ask ... Dream Catchers? made entirely of children of special needs after Aaron was asked to leave the local little league for ?safety? reasons. Michelle, the mother, received the ?Hometown Hero? Award for her ...

(4 pages) 40 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Lighten Up Parents!- A Critique of the Article written by Michael L. Sachs.

ter for over-reacting at a youth sports game. Doctors and psychologists have coined the term, “Little League Parent Syndrome (LLPS)” for the obsessive behavior displayed by parents such as J ...

(6 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community