Essays Tagged: "Yankee"

Lou Gehrig

e baseball because he received payment from Hartford.In 1923 Gehrig was offered a contract with the Yankees. His father disagreed, but he signed the contract anyway(Appel and Goldblatt 169). The Yanke ... that he would benefit from the experience. After playing a season in the minors he returned to the Yankees. On June 2, 1925 Gehrig started for Willie Pipp, who was hit in the head during batting prac ...

(4 pages) 62 0 4.4 Apr/2002

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The complete history of the new york yankees.

The History of the New York YankeesThe New York Yankees are referred to as America's team. The team has won twenty-eight world c ... won twenty-eight world championships and many of baseball's best players of all time have worn the Yankee pinstripes.The franchise started in 1903 as the team was first referred to as the New York Hi ... d Broadway, which is one of the highest points of Manhattan. The team was not officially called the Yankees until 1913. The franchise recorded three, second-place finishes in the team's first four sea ...

(14 pages) 54 1 3.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Why the New York Yankees are so successful.

The New York Yankees are without dispute the most successful franchise in baseball history. TheyBut those facts a ... spute the most successful franchise in baseball history. TheyBut those facts alone are not what the Yankees are about. The Yankees are so much more than just a team that wins championships. It is the ... ampionships. It is the players (past and present) and the stories about these players that make the Yankees the team that they are. These stories are passed down from generation to generation. Stories ...

(6 pages) 46 0 3.0 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

A Southern perspective on the civil war & why the North won

ause. Seems to me that the issue of slavery was merely the pinnacle of a whole mess of problems.The Yankee didn't own slaves and was perfectly willing to go along with those who said the practice shou ... "Slavery made the nation look bad in theeyes of God and the world." So it seemed reasonable to the Yankee that those folks with slaves should get rid of them. All these do gooder abolitionists.slaver ...

(1 pages) 48 1 4.1 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Lou Gehrig essay during 20's and 30's

yes.It was Lou Gehrig's hitting skills that caused Paul Krichell to sign him to the mighty New York Yankees organization in 1923 and Lou Gehrig was also given a fifteen hundred dollar signing bonus. S ... September, he had a batting average of .423 but he only went up to bat twenty-six times. During the Yankees' Playoff run Manager Miller Huggins tried to get Lou Gehrig to replace the slumping Wally Pi ...

(5 pages) 22 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The biography of Jim "catfish" hunter, famous pitcher.

e of 2.49. After a contract dispute with Finley in 1974, Hunter left the Athletics for the New York Yankees.When Hunter signed with the Yankees in 1975, he became the highest paid pitcher in baseball ... es that year and was also named to the All-Star team for the 7th and 8th time in 1975 and 1976. The Yankees won three straight pennants with Hunter from 1976 until 1979. In 1978 Hunter was diagnosed w ...

(2 pages) 15 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Book Report on "The Life You Imagine" By Derek Jeter

This book started off as the Yankees just winning their third World Series in just four years. In the locker room everyone was ce ... ed baseball and basketball at Kalamazoo Central. As a child he grew up in Michigan but was always a Yankee fan. While in high school he was watched by many scouts including scouts from the Yankees. Hi ... many scouts including scouts from the Yankees. His life goal was to play baseball for the New York Yankees. He first announced this goal to his parent one night when he was very young and his parents ...

(3 pages) 17 0 0.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Review For American Literture 1550-1770

s to free slaves just as she was freed by her masters.Describe the Eighteenth Century Figure of the Yankee and why he is significant? What new American values does he represent? - The term "Yankee" th ...

(18 pages) 95 0 0.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A summary, analysis and evaluation of "A Rose for Emily" by William Faulkner and comparison between "A Rose for Emily" and "Barn Burning" by William Faulkner

rved the family for generations, out to the market to do the shopping for her. One day, she meets a Yankee day laborer named Homer Barron. Homer and Emily begin seeing each other and eventually seem t ...

(3 pages) 112 0 5.0 Jun/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Miss Jane Pittman

Book #1 In book 1 it started out by the Secesh and the Yankees having a big war. Then Tracey met this Yankee named Brown and he helped free the slaves. The ...

(1 pages) 661 0 0.0 Feb/2001

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Leaving Cold Sassy

idea.Will's Aunt Loma who was criticized by the towns people for moving to New York and marrying a Yankee had her troubles at the end as well. She gets divorced and moves back to Progressive City and ...

(3 pages) 432 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Analysis and summary of "A Rose for Emily" by William Faulkner

served the family for generations, out to the market to do the shopping for her. One day, she met a Yankee day laborer named Homer Barron. Homer and Emily began seeing each other and eventually seemed ...

(4 pages) 83 0 4.3 Jun/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Untitled

all it the big apple or the city that never sleeps. It's home to Wall Street and the world champion Yankee's. This place is called New York.I go to New York annually to see Jake a friend of mine who l ...

(2 pages) 316 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Why i want to attend northeast

has culture, a music scene and recreation. Of course Fenway Park close by will allow me to see the Yankee's when they are in town. What a plus! I was worried about finding a school that had both my m ...

(1 pages) 390 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Unvanquished

ible. No cursing, talking back or lying. This was brought to a test however when the boys shot at a Yankee officer, missing the officer but killing their prize horse. When Granny was confronted by the ... officer but killing their prize horse. When Granny was confronted by the situation she lied to the Yankee's saying their were no young children living at her house. This taught the children that even ...

(4 pages) 814 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Cold Sassy

nning of the book when the family is gossiping about Miss Love. They talk about how because she's a Yankee she doesn't do what most women do. Miss Love was in to Women's Rights and getting women to do ... like or than. Quote ( with a page reference) ten simile's that Burns uses in the novel.1. "Said the Yankees would hang you by your heels and split you down the middle like a dang pig." pg60 2. "The st ...

(3 pages) 1489 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

Descriptive Statistics

ean that the team has more money to spend on the players. Two teams will be looked at, the New York Yankees with the largest stadium and the Boston Red Sox who seat the fewest. Different variables wil ... tage of teams player salaries are between $80 million dollars to $100 million dollars. The New York Yankees stadium holds the largest amount of fans with 57,746 going all the way down to the Boston Re ...

(7 pages) 94 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers