The Importance Of Playing Baseball

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When I was around the age of 4, I was not really happy about playing sports, especially baseball. I thought baseball was really boring and I’d rather play with my little football men back at home. My father pretty much forced me to play baseball because he wanted to live his dreams of playing professional through my life. Now, 16 years later I absolutely love everything about the game of baseball. So much that I have a job with the Detroit Tigers, who are a professional Major League Baseball team. Playing baseball is really fun because I get to show off my skills, even if I’m not the best on the team. Baseball also has many different terms that I had to learn and am still learning now. That was one of the many reasons in which I did …show more content…
I never hated the game for not making the teams because I would always play ball in the summer for my summer ball team. I was most definitely pissed off at myself more than anything because the thought of my friends back in middle school making jokes about me making the team just because my father was the coach, started to make me wonder if I was really good enough to make the team. This whole time I was thinking about that instance back in middle school, I started to dislike the game just a little bit. That changed when I got a job with the Detroit …show more content…
The group of people that I have associated with through the game of baseball has been such a positive aspect of my life that I do not know what I would do without it. Baseball also made me more confident in myself. When making a play in the field that seems impossible, I would always love making those plays to prove everyone wrong. I also knew I could make those plays because I never doubted myself before high school at least. Also, my literacy of baseball proved to help me down the road because I landed a job with a professional baseball team and helped make teams in the summer. It really does help that I know a lot about baseball because I can connect with a community that is highly intensive about baseball stats and knowing all of the

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