Center fielder

    Page 1 of 50 - About 500 Essays
  • William Ellsworth Hoy Biography

    William Ellsworth Hoy died of a stroke on December 15th, 1961. In his 99 years, Hoy became an inspiration within the Deaf community. He was known best for his baseball skills. Hoy was mostly an outfielder, which some say is the hardest position for a deaf person to play due to the necessity of hearing an umpire’s calls. This is part of the reason why hand signals are important in the game, an addition that many credit to Hoy himself. Pitchers quickly learned, however, that they could throw a strike when Hoy turned to see the umpire’s call. To accommodate, Hoy his fellow teammates to make the signals when on third base. Hoy reportedly hit the first ever grand slam in 1901. He was also the first to throw out three runners at home plate from center field in one game. This accomplishment has only ever been replicated by 2 other people. Some say he once caught a fly ball in fog so thick, no one could see the ball until he held it in his glove. In true dedication to one of his games, Hoy even jumped up onto carriages that were parked near the field for a catch. When Hoy played for the Washington Senators, the team’s secretary forgot to tell Hoy of a game that they would be having to travel to in New Jersey. Upon noticing his absence at the train station, Hoy’s teammates went up to his hotel room to realize that he was still fast asleep. Making noise was soon ruled out as an strategy for waking Hoy and the team had to resort to other methods, such as attempting to squeeze both a…

    Words: 1101 - Pages: 5
  • Staples Center Case Study

    with the Staples Center differ from the sports department accept press passes for the events held in the arena? The two situations differ in two main ways. For one, when sports journalists report on a game they may give the article a certain slant, but for the most part, the story will be fact-based. A sports story based on a game will either say the home team won or lost regardless of whether the reporter was given free passes. Therefore, the nature of sports reporting compared to other areas…

    Words: 729 - Pages: 3
  • High Jump Biomechanics

    their takeoff (Alexander, 1990; Dapena 1992). Upon launch the objective is for the athlete to have their back entirely to the crossbar at the height of the jump, and their head and feet drooping over as their hips clear the height. This is commonly referred to as the arch or layout (Burns, 2013). High jump can be divided into three phases: the momentum building or run-up phase; the takeoff, launch or flight phase; and lastly, the bar clearance phase (Dapena, 1992). The run-up helps the athlete…

    Words: 1720 - Pages: 7
  • Informative Essay On Los Angeles Clippers

    Everyone at the Staples Center that night knew the real main sporting event was here in L.A. I decided to pay homage that night and wore my classic San Diego Clippers customized JJ Reddick jersey, with Blake Griffin’s own personalized Jordan 1’s that are made in red and black. Jordan wore her DeAndre Jordan jersey with some Clipper sweat pants. I even had a beanie with the clipper’s on (that’s saying a lot since I usually wear my hair in an afro). We head over back to the Staples’ and were meet…

    Words: 1321 - Pages: 5
  • The J. Paul Getty Villa In Malibu

    of the best free museums in the world. With over 1,700,000 satisfied visitors just last year it is obvious that this is a correct claim. There are two locations associated with the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Getty Center in Los Angeles and the Getty Villa in Malibu. The Getty Center is known for their collection of European paintings, drawings, sculptures and illuminated manuscripts. The collection has many famous pieces of art with works from Édouard Manet, Claude Monet, and Vincent van Gogh.…

    Words: 972 - Pages: 4
  • Emergency Department Nursing Case Study

    Post-Traumatic Stress in Emergency Department Nurses Emergency Department (ED) nurses throughout the world are frequently exposed to traumatic events (TE) at work. These events lead to symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Emergency Department nurses also encounter conflicts among management, which can affect the quality of services rendered to the patients. Emergency Department (ED) nurses use conflict management style to resolve conflict, and to determine whether their…

    Words: 1797 - Pages: 8
  • Paramedics Code Of Ethics Essay

    A health professional is someone that specialises in a particular health profession. The career is carried out by undergoing a long period of training, in which you then qualify to be a registered health professional through formalized assessments and exams. A health professional is not only registered to be a health profession in the country she gained the qualifications from; but is recognized worldwide. In which she or he will then be given a license. A health professional needs to have all…

    Words: 735 - Pages: 3
  • Why I Want To Be A Nurse Midwife Essay

    to be in the company of people who seek my knowledge and assistance. After researching nurse-midwifery, I have reached the conclusion nurse-midwifery is the career I wish to pursue. There are plenty of components of this career that suit the lifestyle I wish to obtain. I believe, if I work hard, I can pursue the career as a nurse-midwife. Three things I believe will best suit my lifestyle from this career include the education requirements, salary, and the work environment. I wish to pursue…

    Words: 1492 - Pages: 6
  • Descriptive Essay: Welcome To New York

    I grabbed some of my friends and we walked towards my favorite restaurant on Times Square, Ellen’s Stardust Diner. Whenever we walked into the restaurant, we were greeted with the voices of the iconic singing waiters and waitresses. Our hostess took us to a large, cherry red booth in the center of the restaurant, subsequently my friends and I all ordered. I got the vegan chocolate lava cake with a “cheesecake cream” filling. While everyone waited for our food, my friends and I gazed at the…

    Words: 1302 - Pages: 6
  • Personal Narrative: My Trip To The Wax Museum In New York

    Square and on to the next part of my adventure. To be completely honest, I didn’t really have a plan. I just decided to leave Time Square after being coaxed into giving money to people dressed as cartoon characters that speaks with a distinctive accent. But I left with my pride and a photo of myself with Iron Man, Hello Kitty, and Grover on my phone. They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but this one is definitely not worth twelve dollars. Right as I enter the subway, I remembered I…

    Words: 1188 - Pages: 5
  • Previous
    Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 50

Related Topics:

Popular Topics: