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    his journey from a kid in New York dreaming about baseball to becoming a successful and winning General Manager and coach. There were many conflicts from society that faced Dayton Moore because no one believed that Kansas City baseball would ever accomplish anything. We was told things…

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    Whatever you do good or bad comes back to you. I am doing the right things. I am being blessed in this school, in this country, with nice people that care about me, with a baseball team that supports me. With a good coach that cares about the players, and he wants his players to succeed in life. I know I will receive good things in my life, because I’ve sacrificed my childhood and my prime years in things that will improve the conditions of my family. She just came to me and she gave me oral,…

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    page (surely, a misprint?), brought feelings of disappointment and disbelief. I tried brushing it off, forgetting about it by 3pm. But on my way to the bus, my would-be coach pulled me aside. That conversation marked the beginning of not only my baseball success, but a battle with failure. "You caused the coaches a lot of trouble last night." - what a great start! "We talked for a good while about your attitude." He went on to describe what he saw as a determined freshman "surrounded by 13…

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    there was a father and son relationship. Dave Diamond, the father, was a poor, quick-tempered man who knew the true value of money, and knew how to make every dollar count. His son Steve was a shy twelve year old boy, who had a true passion for baseball. Dave and Steve did not see eye to eye on many things, which put a strain on their relationship. Although Steve understood the importance of money, he could see past it. Dave, however,…

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    years and many different leaders for African-American people to finally to get the rights they deserve. Jackie Robinson, Harriet Tubman, Martin Luther King Jr., and Rosa Parks. First, Jackie Robinson was the first black professional baseball player. During his time of baseball, he received many threats due only to his skin color. Many African-Americans during this time were greatly inspired by Robinson and influenced others to stand up for what they believe. Martin Luther King Jr. is known for…

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    contemporary example of a girl who broke this stereotype was Mo’Ne Davis, who played for the Tawney Little League Baseball Team in the World Series this summer. Mo’Ne was a pitcher for the baseball team and she was widely accepted by her hometown of Philadelphia and the rest of the country. She became a sensation and definitely broke the gender stereotype of girls not being able to play baseball. Looking ahead to the future, will children be more inclined to be like Mo’Ne Davis and participate…

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    It was July 2nd, 2010 and we were at my brother’s last freshman baseball game of the year. After that we got home and got our bags made sure we had everything and then we hit the road it was about 4:30 p.m. when we started to head to Chicago. I was excited because it was my first time being out of the state of Iowa. On the way down to Chicago we were listening to the Cubs game and they won that game and the next day was the game we were going to. We were sitting down the Left Field line in…

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    James Torres Research Paper

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    cousin's name was Apollo Castillo. He absolutely knew everything about baseball, James knew that if he went to him he could become probably the best baseball player in the city. Apollo was 30 years old and six foot two and was pretty strong. James and his father drove all the way down to Salem and sure enough he learned a ton about baseball from Apollo. When James got back to Corvallis he could not wait for his next baseball game coming up. Finally his next game came up, he was very excited and…

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    The swing of a baseball bat, the sound of it gliding through the air, the swoosh sounds as it swings by. Now there is something used for a job that is closely related with the baseball bat but a bit more tactical and is in the law enforcement and requires a police baton, which is used for both law enforcement and self defenseive techniques. The type of police baton should be chosen carefully due to its affordability, length, and the material it is made from so that it’s helping out with the job…

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    French Toast Narrative

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    minutes late to the championship game, THE CHAMPIONSHIP GAME! Our coach was so irritated that we could practically see steam coming out of his ears. As the game started, I felt like l had butterflies in my stomach. My nerves seemed to calm as the baseball smacked against my leather glove, and hearing the roar of the crowd as I got the out. Both teams were giving it all they had to try and win the championship game, but you could tell that my team was definitely trying harder than the other…

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