Essays Tagged: "baseball games"

Is gambling a feasible source of funds for the government

lotteries. It has been said that 'Our founding fathers were just numbers guys in wigs' At one time baseball would have seemed to be the American pastime. This is not so now. In recent years, the atte ... w. In recent years, the attendance at casinos has nearly doubled the attendance at all major league baseball games, with close to 130 million people visiting casinos every year.1With so much money at ...

(15 pages) 321 1 4.1 Apr/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

A short history of baseball.

The history of baseball deeply embedded in the folklore of American sports is the story of baseball's invention by ... ummer of 1839 at the village of Cooperstown, New York. Mostly a Northern and Midwestern phenomenon, baseball fever ran highest in the New York City area, where in the 1850s, games were being played "o ... eing played "on every available green plot within a ten-mile circuit of the city." Spearheading the baseball boom were formally organized clubs with officers, clubhouses and playing grounds. The Popul ...

(2 pages) 53 0 3.4 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Performing Under Pressure.

or situation, the stronger and more realistic the experience will be. I use imagery when I pitch in baseball games. When I'm standing on the mound before the pitch I actually picture myself striking o ... essful situation, you can move it in the opposite direction.I use imagery all the time, not just in baseball. As a matter of fact I'm using it right now while I write this paper. I know that once I ge ...

(2 pages) 29 0 3.7 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The curse of the great bambino.

People from New England always seem to be the most noticeable at baseball games because of their undying love and support for our team the Boston Red Sox. Every year ... s goes:HEY MISTER BABEPLEASE GIVE US A BREAKHOW MUCH MORE CAN THE RED SOX FANS TAKEIN THE ANNALS OF BASEBALL NONE CAN BE WORSE THEN,THE TERRIBLE TALE OF BABE RUTH'S CURSE!ALL THE FANS AGREE, THE TRADE ...

(4 pages) 37 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

An essay about an essay on Doris Kearns Goodwin

e her essay, "From Father, With Love," she was trying to prove a point. She talks about the love of baseball and the times she had with her father at the baseball games when she was a child. At the en ... mes when she was a child. At the end of the essay, Goodwin talks about how she took her boys to the baseball games like her father did. This shows that she is trying to prove the importance of family ...

(2 pages) 17 0 3.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Pete Rose in the Hall of Fame

llegations." After weeks of legal investigations, commissioner Giamatti irreversibly bans Rose from baseball for his alleged gambling on baseball games on August 23, 1990. Both Pete Rose and the Giama ... r in 1989, Rose confessed to illegally betting on NFL, NCAA and NBA games, but he denied betting on baseball.ArgumentShould gambling on games deny Pete Rose admission to the Hall of Fame? If the answe ...

(4 pages) 62 2 4.6 Oct/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Ethnicity and Baseball.

Baseball was considered the American game, played by real, true blooded Americans. Prior to the 1930 ... e Anglo-Saxon Protestants, or WASP. There was an invisible barrier put around the game of Organized Baseball, to keep the other 'inferior' ethnicities from joining in. For years, only true 'whites' co ... iMaggio and Hank Greenberg, gave everyone a hero that they could look up to, and made it clear that baseball greatness goes beyond just ethnicity.In the early years, it would seem baseball games were ...

(5 pages) 22 0 5.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers

Al Capone

s, but he was always known as Sonny. In Al's spare time he enjoyed golfing, boxing tournaments, and baseball games. With a family to support, Al started to get restless. He wanted Mae to have furs and ...

(3 pages) 17 0 0.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Wal-Mart International

imes, December 2003.Wal-mart is as synonymous with daily American life as Coca Cola, apple pies and baseball games. Rarely will you find an individual who has not graced the aisles of a Wal-mart store ...

(3 pages) 209 0 5.0 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

What It Means To Be An American

ries of our laws. It means that I may dress as I want, not as other people want me to. We can go to baseball games, enjoy a good movie in the sanctuary of our homes, or just spend some quality time wi ...

(1 pages) 641 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

History of Comiskey Park

The History Of Comiskey ParkThere have been a lot of different stadiums in Major League Baseball history. At the beginning of baseball it was common for a stadium to be used by many teams ... mon for a stadium to be used by many teams and for many different sporting events. One of the first baseball teams to build a stadium that was there own and was to be used for mostly baseball was the ... the longest standing stadiums in history.Comiskey Park was soon adopted by fans everywhere as the "Baseball Palace of the World." It was the biggest Baseball stadium in the United States for a while, ...

(6 pages) 70 2 5.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Doolittle's Tokyo Raiders

of other Tokyo residents went shopping, visited parks and shrines, attended festivals, and watched baseball games.?(Legendary Jimmy Doolittle) Not one single Japanese citizen anticipated an American ...

(12 pages) 1051 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

Satire : What is the American Family?

0 dance recitals of Renae his oldest daughter, who is sixteen, he's never seen one. Or even the 300 baseball games played by his 10-year-old son Chance, he couldn't even tell you what position he play ...

(2 pages) 577 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

most dangerous game

ll. His dad was the reporter and editor Poughkeepsie News-Press. So when he was just ten he covered baseball games for ten cents an hour. Once he turned eighteen he was already city editor and was mak ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2013

Subjects: Literature Research Papers