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  • Culture Jamming Case Study

    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 towards racial terms in broadcasting will be the focus of this paper. The Canadian Press (2016) wrote an article summarizing an interview conducted by the radio station Sportsnet 590AM pertaining to Howarth’s non-usage of the word “Indian” prior to…

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  • Shoeless Joe Jackson In The 1920's

    He's the guy who made me a hitter" -Babe Ruth(Tidbits 1). All throughout history there have been athletes known for key attributes. In Jackson's case it was his natural hitting ability. Too this day Jackson holds the batting average for a player in the rookie season. In 1911 Jackson was traded to the cleveland Naps known now as the Cleveland Indians and recorded the best rookie batting average of all time at .408. Jackson continued to record outstanding amazing batting averages throughout his…

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  • Black Sox Trial Essay

    Baseball during this time period was a newer addition to the American culture. It became called “America’s Pastime,” the game itself was played by everyone, young and old. It was a shock to the American society to find that eight of the 1919 Black Sox players were suspects of accepting money from gamblers to throw the World Series away. It is considered today as one of the biggest scandals in Major League Baseball history, along with the Pete Rose cheating scandal. As for the trial, some parts…

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  • Personal Narrative: Fear Of Perfection

    Perfection For about a week I have tried to find the write words to explain to people what it is like to be a perfectionist. How would you describe it? Someone who strives to be perfect. Someone who everyone wants to be. A person who dose not stop until everything in there life is perfect. I only wish that was what perfection is like. You see “At its root, perfectionism isn’t really about a deep love of being meticulous. It’s about fear. Fear of making a mistake. Fear of disappointing others.…

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  • Best Player-Personal Narrative

    It was a warm dry sunny day, in San Francisco where the CIncinnati Reds were taking the field for practise. There was someone named Billy. He was a very kind, thoughtful, and sweet person. He looked a little different than other people. He had a mental disability. Even though he had a mental disability he was the best player at the practise by far, and everybody knew. A couple hours later there was another player who came, his name was Josh. When Josh had arrived he overheard people saying that…

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  • Baseball And Depression: The Fixed World Series Of 1919

    The “Fixed” World Series of 1919 Seated in the stadium of the White Sox and the Cincinnati Reds; the crowds are roaring, for it’s the biggest game of the 1919 season. Excitement and anxiety is contagious, as everyone waits in suspense for the first pitch to be thrown. All of America is waiting in the stadium and around their televisions for the outcome of this momentous occasion to begin. No one could guess that this event was about to be ruined by the act of eight players. As baseball and…

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  • Babe Ruth Annotated Bibliography

    Babe Ruth George Herman, also known as “Babe” Ruth, is perhaps the most recognized player in Major League Baseball. He is an influence to many Americans because of his persistence to conquer any impediments that were blocking his road to success. Fame was not handed to Babe, he became worthy of it; he is eminent because of his distinguished statistics. Babe Ruth was, and still is, considered the most elite baseball player ever to compete on a diamond; he set records that remained unbroken for…

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  • Reflective Essay: Cleveland's Failure In A Small Town

    fumbling of the ball. If I had caught it cleanly. If I had contained my excitement. I had been told the story of “if”s since I was young, sitting with my grandfather in his TV room. “If the Indians could just hit the ball.” “If they could stop it with the careless errors.” “If they could just get a sensible manager!” A manager!…

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  • Notre Dame Mission Statement

    make it through four years alive and we had a little fun along the way. I will admit that I really did not want to take this class; I thought that it would be a waste of time and money. Contrary to what I thought I really enjoyed and was glad that I took this class. We talked about many different concepts over the semester. Three stood out to me the work of the Notre Dame Sisters, the city of Cleveland and The Freshman Survival Guide. We went over a lot of different concepts but these ones…

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  • Museum Of Contemporary Art Essay

    The Museum of Contemporary Art is a contemporary art museum in Cleveland Ohio on Euclid Avenue. It was founded in 1968 by Nina Castelli Sundell and Marjorie Talalay, who started the small for-profit gallery in a former dry-cleaning store on Euclid Ave. The gallery has moved several times since then, before finally finding its way back to a location near its original one on Euclid Ave in 2012. The new building is a thirty four thousand square foot, four story tall building made of black stainless…

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