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    First Home Run The pitcher steps on to the mound and is ready to pitch, and whoosh in comes a fastball and crack the way I hit the ball sounded like banging a hammer on a piece of metal and as I took off running I watched the ball sail out of the park for my first home run. As I rounded second base I could hear the voices of sister Larissa my mom Leeann and my dad John screaming for me and could feel a lot of excitement from the crowd. In this story I am going to tell you about when I hit my first home run and second home run and how doing such really amazing thing can humble you.. And one more thing I will talk about is the type of bat I was using and where you can buy that type of baseball equipment. So this was the day me and my parents…

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    Colby Louwagie Mrs. Kalkbrenner English 10 11 January 2017 George Herman Ruth: The Great Bambino The Great Bambino, The Home Run King, the Sultan of Swat - George Herman “Babe” Ruth was all of these and more (Happy Birthday, Babe Ruth, the ‘Sultan of Swat). He had rough childhood, went to a Catholic boarding school for boys (St. Mary’s), and still had a career in major league baseball; Ruth was an inspiration to people everywhere. Ruth was admired because of his hitting ability, the records…

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    It was a hot May night in Denver Colorado,when Troy Tulowitzki stepped to the plate. Regarded as one of the most prolific hitters in the MLB, Tulowitzki was already 3 for 3 with a home run. It was a 2-1 count with one out in the 8th, when Tulowitz made contact. The ball soared into the right field stands at Coors Field. On a hot day more than a mile above sea level, Tulowitzki had one of the beds gsmes for an MLB player all year. Thid poses the question of how does Weather affect baseball? …

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    were not favorable by a team’s fan base. Barry Bonds, with the help of a couple other notable home run hitters, reeled in fans across the nation to watch them play and hit home runs. On a baseball team’s line up for batting, the fourth hitting spot in the lineup of nine was designated for the most powerful hitter on the roster. With this tactic coaches, across the MLB, hoped for their first three batters to get on base to get into scoring position. The fourth batter would come up to the plate,…

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    So you see the Yankees had a pretty good offense. Like most MlB there were times where the Yankees struggled to score runs so even well pitched games like a one to nothing game the Yankees still lost because of the struggling offense it happens to every team during a season it is a common thing for every team during a season, no team can have a great offense all throughout the year if they do the chances of that team making the playoffs is pretty much a given. One may think it is because of old…

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    Babe dominated the game. “He changed baseball from a grind it out style to one of power and high scoring games.” He made all the record books from a hitting standpoint and a batting standpoint. In 1920, he bested the home run record he already set by belting 54 home runs. It is said that his 1921 season may have been the greatest in MLB history. That season, he made a new record of 59 home runs, drove in 171 RBI, scored 177 runs, batted .376 and had an .846 slugging percentage. With Babe in the…

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    Jaxson Ziemann Miss Davis College Prep English 2 31 March 2017 A Hero’s Accomplishments Baseball is known as America’s pastime for good reason. The sport is does many things to draw interest to the game and how it’s played. Baseball is highly competitive, complex, and difficult to master. That is why people enjoy it so much. A game’s outcome could change with one pitch, and one swing of the bat. On Tuesday, September 8th, a ball is hit and leaves the field over the left field wall. Just like…

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    Baseball vs. Softball Ted Williams once said “Baseball is the only field of endeavor where a man can succeed three times out of ten and be considered a good performer.” Softball is exactly the same way. Some people may say softball and baseball are the same sport. However, they may be similar in some ways, but there are also some major differences. In softball, the ball is normally bigger than a baseball. Also, the bases are 60ft apart. In baseball the bases are 90 ft apart.Girls tend to…

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    November 12, 1968. However when Sosa turned 7 years old, his father died and to support his family Sosa had to find a job. During that time Sosa played a primitive form of baseball, and quickly showed that he had a natural talent for the sport. By the age of 16 Sosa go into the texas rangers, where he agreed on a salary of $3,500. Sosa used a little of that money to buy a bike and he gave the rest to his mother. In 1986 Sosa came to Sarasota, Florida, United States, and he made his professional…

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    Steroids In Baseball

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    created a league unlike that of the previous century. This juiced up league has created new records as players become stronger and don’t fatigue as quickly. Specifically, “The legitimacy of home run records has received particularly close scrutiny, in part because home runs have a special glamour for baseball fans, but also because the performances between 1995 and 2003 were so…

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