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    cultural icon stands for something more than what they first appear. A cultural icon inspires person. Donald Trump, the leader of the free world and an interesting cultural icon, is a man who raises positive or negative reactions in a lot of different cultures. Other cultural icons include person like Martin Luther King jr., Adolf Hitler, and Mother Theresa. These people, aside from being well known, mean something greater than their original image to certain cultures and people. Whether you judge a cultural icon by how he or she inspires generations, performs under pressure, or how he or she may transform a class of people, Derek Jeter would still be considered a cultural…

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    No, I just don’t give you much negativity. When people are negative a lot, it starts to creep into your mind, and then you start having doubts, and I don’t like that. If there’s another way, show me. My job is to stay positive. My job is to limit distractions. And if you get annoyed by that, I don’t expect you to understand because you’re not in my shoes.” Derek Jeter said. This quote embodies the positive mindset that we should all have. If we stay as positive as Derek does, the world would be…

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    He was born on October 10th, 1986 in Fort Meade Florida. His nickname is Cutch and he played baseball at Fort Meade high school and was drafted 11th in the first round of the 2005 draft. He debuted for the Pirates in June of 2009. Andrew McCutchen is a five time all-star, won a gold glove in 2012, and was named National League MVP in 2013. He has helped turn the Pirates around and helped them qualify for the post season in three of the last 4 years. Cutch is regarded as one of the best…

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    “There may be people that have more talent than you,But there’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you” was the famous quote from Derek Jeter. Which took place when he hit a home run in the World Series to win the game to earn the nickname “Mr.November”.This is why Derek Jeter is the most influential person ever. Derek Jeter is the most influential person, What are Derek Jeter’s most important accomplishments? Stated by “Young Hollywood September 2014” He was Rookie of the…

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    Alex Rodriguez played for a team that you either hate or love or hate— the Yankees. In 2009 he helped led them to his first and only World Series Championship. While Alex Rodriguez is not the leader of career home runs, he is close, as he is in forth all time, and still is playing. Most likely he will not catch him as the career leader with an asterisk next to it. Even though his achievements are not quite as amazing his case is a bigger than Barry Bonds because of the era he is living in.…

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    that's what he did he became the starting shortstop for the Yankees just like he wanted to do in high school. He was drafted in 1992, with the sixth overall pick, during 1996 was his first full season in the majors. His performance helped the Yankees win the world series against the Braves. They won four more world series after that 1998,1999,2000, and 2009. Jeter had two nickname Captain clutch and Mr.November. He got the nickname captain clutch when he became the captain of the Yankees in…

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    October 14th, 2016 was an exciting day for baseball fans in Toronto, Ontario. The Toronto Blue Jays prepared to face off against Cleveland in the American League Championship Series. Catch anything out of sorts about that last sentence (specifically relating to the teams)? Read it one more time. The full name of the team the Cleveland Indians was purposefully left out. The Toronto Blue Jays play-by-play announcer, Jerry Howarth, also uses selective vocabulary like this. Howarth’s protest efforts…

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    In class, controlling was defined as follows: “Controlling means monitoring employees' activities, determining whether the organization is on target toward its goals, and making correction as necessary” (Slide 9, Fundamentals of Sports Management). Maddon did a great job in 2015 of managing his players production to ensure that the organization was always moving towards its goals. The goal, of course, was to try and win a World Series — something that Maddon made clear from his opening press…

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    players were accused of losing a World Series game on purpose (Bohn). Lou Gehrig was part of the revival of baseball in the 1920s. He and Babe Ruth started a dynasty for the New York Yankees. The dynamic duo brought home eleven American League pennants and eight World Championships during the 1920s and 1930s (Ritter 31). They laid the foundation for the one of the greatest sports teams in American history. Huge stadiums were built during this time because of how popular baseball was becoming.…

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    to the playoffs? The Rangers have been hot in the back end of the season, and there are many factors that go into that. I think the first thing has been the moves that GM Jon Daniels made at the deadline. Going out and getting Cole Hamels has been absolutely huge, as it gives them an ace to trout out there every fifth day. They also got Southpaw Jake Diekman in the deal, a bullpen arm that often gets overlooked. Daniels also went out and got some minor pieces, pieces that have paid big…

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