Jessica St. Clair

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  • Space Shuttle Challenger Speech Analysis

    On January 28, 1986, heartbreaking tragic event of the Space Shuttle Challenger. The explosion of the Space Shuttle Challenger took the lives of beloved people; Michael Smith, Dick Scobee, Judith Resnik, Ronald McNair, Ellison Onizuka, Gregory Jarvis, and school teacher Sharon Christa McAuliffe. This event of the take-off was viewed by many Americans, including school children. President Ronald Reagan delivered a comforting and honoring speech, the “Shuttle Challenger Disaster Address.” In this…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Sports Research Paper

    Baseball fans in Chicago are enjoying one of the best season starts in a very long time... maybe even the best ever! If you think you know baseball rivalries think again this year these two clubs have the potential to turn baseball up to 11! Now the first rule you have to understand about Cubs fans and Sox fans is that anyone who claims to be a fan of both teams isn't a fan of either team! In Chi-Town you pick sides... and then you bleed with your team! Because both teams have shown up to…

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  • Jackie Robinson: A Brief Biography

    He was the youngest of five and lived only with his mother. The family lived in relative poverty and life was tough living with a single parent of five. Jackie had a full heart and loved his mother very much, he even chose a college that was close so he wouldn’t have to leave her. He was an incredible athlete, participating in four sports on the varsity level. Jackie eventually saw a bigger opportunity through his love for sports; he saw a way out of poverty. Jack Roosevelt Robinson, more…

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  • Derek Jeter Accomplishments

    “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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  • Sammy Sosa Research Papers

    Special edition Icon of the week: Happy birthday Sammy Sosa One of the most powerful baseball slugger, Sammy Sosa had an interesting career. From rags to being beloved by America, to his long fall from grace. Sosa was born in San Pedro de Marcoris, Dominican Republic, on 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…

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  • Has Baseball Lost It's Cool Analysis

    Has Baseball Lost It’s Cool? “Take me out to the ball game” also known as “The Seventh Inning Stretch” is a classic american song. That Song was made famous by the Legendary Harry Caray. Harry was the Chicago Cubs announcer. Now let me ask you a question. What do these three things have in common? If you said the coolest sport in American history also known as Baseball, then you are correct. Why is it the coolest sport you may ask? Well it, for one, is a very old american tradition. There is…

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  • Baseball: Similarities And Differences Between Collegiate And High School

    Collegiate and high school baseball are very similar but also have many differences within the two levels. Both levels of baseball players have to work as hard as they can every chance they get, which come into play with the players earning their positions. There are also many differences between collegiate and high school baseball, there is better competition in collegiate, and the work ethic is much different. Collegiate baseball has a year round program while high school does not. The…

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  • The Cause Of Injuries In Baseball

    People are often overly focused on injuries in football that they forget injuries in other sports for example baseball. Baseball for the most part is considered a non-contact sport and therefore people overlook the amount of injuries that occur. There are three major injuries which have been a cause for concern for baseball in America, the amount of Tommy John surgeries for pitchers, the neighborhood play, and protecting the catcher. With the increase participation in single sport…

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  • Jackie Robinson's Desegregation In Major League Baseball

    “There are many actions and individuals who have made a substantial impression on the game of baseball. Together, Jackie Robinson and Branch Rickey are the most significant. Branch Rickey, the orchestrator of Organized Baseball's desegregation, president and general manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers believed that integration in Major League Baseball would be great for America. Branch Rickey put his knowledge into motion by seeking black baseball players looking for the perfect candidate to break…

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  • Jackie Robinson Influence On Baseball

    A hero changed the game of baseball for the greater good many years ago. Jackie Robinson had one of the greatest influences in the world of baseball by opening rights for baseball and breaking down the color barrier. So keep reading this because it’s a catch! The world of baseball has been made what it is today because of Jackie Robinson gaining rights for baseball, becoming the first black person in the major league baseball, and for breaking down the color barrier. Jackie Robinson played a…

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