Essay about How is baseball America's favorite pastime

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Higa 1
Kainoa Higa
English 12
Ms. Grimble
10 April 2014

How Is Baseball Americans Favorite Past-Time Imagine you going up to the plate and hitting a base hit to score the winning run in the last inning. I will be talking to you about baseball, Americans favorite pastime. When I first played the game of baseball, I thought that baseball was so boring but when I got older, it got very interesting. The connection I can make is that baseball is America’s past time and has deep traditional values in many of us like me. Abner Doubleday, a young man from New York City invented the game of baseball in the summer of 1839. It became America’s beloved national pastime. Baseball is America’s favorite pastime because everyone
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I think that its good to have hot dogs at a baseball games because it is very good and it makes you fell good. When the rules for baseball first laid down in 1847 it became very popular for people. Spitting was found that spread TB that leads to death. Players dip because they don’t want their mouth from getting dry in the dusty ballparks. Smokeless tobacco leads to gum cancer and makes your mouth all mess up and it will make it look bad. People wants to banned major league players for using tobacco cause it’s a bad influence for kids who’s watching the game of baseball. In my case I think that smokeless tobacco is a bad thing to start because it makes you very lazy and it might lead to death. Higa 3 Even though baseball is America’s past time, there is a dark side of baseball. One example that I now that got caught with steroid is Manny Ramirez he was a major league player that got suspended for 50 games for using steroids. He was the first major league player that got caught since major league baseball. Major league players juiced on anabolic steroids to be better then what they are right now is one of the many reasons why steroids are very popular and the drug of choice. Another topic of interest is worth researching about is injury for baseball player. The one of the worst injury’s for baseball is elbow problem because you probably have to get a Tommy John surgery in order to play. The definition for Tommy John surgery is a

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