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  • The Influence Of The Little League World Series

    The Little League World Series, a kids dream to be at besides Disneyworld. Every kid that plays Little League wants to work hard to get to there. Some kids don’t even make it passed their city championships, but they set their goals so high so they can make it to Williamsport. It’s not just only in the United States, it is international. Kids around the world get to participate in it. There is so many positive influences about the Little League World Series, from the lifetime friend ships with kids around the world, to the respect the kids have in their home towns. The Little League Baseball World Series is an annual baseball tournament for children aged 11 to 12 years old. It was originally called the National Little League Tournament and…

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  • Little League Shortstop Case Study

    should be fielding an in-between pop fly. When teaching Little League shortstops how to play the game, it is important to coach them how to be the leader of the infield. Communication -- 3 Before every at bat, the shortstop needs to assess the current situation. If there is a runner on first, he needs to make sure that the second baseman is aware of who is going to cover the bag in the event of a steal. If there is a runner on first, the shortstop is usually the player with the best view of…

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  • Participation Trophies For Youth Athletes Essay

    The majority of children participate In many extracurricular activities such as soccer, baseball, and dance. At the end of the season, every team has its annual awards night and where the star players would be recognized for their outstanding achievements. Everyone else on the team receives the “glad you tried but you aren 't good enough” trophy. Many children, including myself, fall into this category. As naive little children, many kids do not understand that this is the situation. They…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: Shaker Valley Little League Baseball

    Leaving the Park In the spring of my seventh grade year, I exercised my final season of eligibility of little league baseball. Just avoiding the cutoff date by a week, I would be one of the few thirteen year olds to take the field. It would also be my first year of making the all – star team, a goal I had since I had first entered the major league division of Shaker Valley Little League three years prior. As a starting pitcher, I was pretty confident that I would finally get the chance to show…

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  • Personal Narrative-Football Vs. Basketball

    that first year. The soccer program served the entire county and brought children and families together who normally had no interaction. When the plan for the Y facility fell through, the local government run community center took up where the YMCA left off. The soccer program was serving more children than any other community program in the county. It had the support of local businesses and was gaining popularity with each passing year. The mayor at the time felt that it was definitely a…

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  • Women's Equality In Sports

    Boston men teams like the New England Patriots and Boston Celtics. It might also be that men sports have been around for a heck of a lot longer than women sports. But the biggest reason is because women are still viewed as lesser compared to the men teams. According to CNN, the average salary for a WNBA player is $72,000, while the average NBA player salary is $5 million dollars. These numbers are also uneven at the college level. Men get $190 million dollars more per year in athletic…

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  • Humor In 'Me Talk Pretty One Day'

    Humor Essay Many works of literature today have persuasive strategies incorporated in them to grab the reader’s attention. Most of the time, writers also use strategies such as humor to send a crucial message to the audience. While this is one effective way of sending a message, other writers utilize formal writing to express the seriousness of a problem. Both methods are effective in getting a message across; however, writing without humor is stronger than those with humor because it is…

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  • The Perfect Game Movie Analysis

    Once they arrive, the team is wowed by mowed-green grass. It is amazing that many of us take green grass for granted and how much joy it can bring to certain individuals. The team gets through multiple games but one player is injured, coach says, “You won’t be able to play on this foot,” he replies “Then I’ll play on the other.” Team is driven by competition - foundation of sports. Movie shifts from Little League baseball to the world of reporting. A female reporter is introduced. She is named…

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  • Why Are Athletes Overpaid

    but is that really true? In reality, athletes earn what they deserve because they bring billions of dollars to their respective league, work hard in matters not involving their sport, find a way to manage all their money that they receive in a short time, and they work hard away from games to become better. First of all, athletes are not overpaid because of all the revenue they bring to the different leagues. The SIRS database says that the argument could be made that athletes are just playing…

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  • Friday Night Tykes Analysis

    and right leave kids that face him wondering how he does it. He plays on one of the best travel teams in the country as they had a record of seventy wins and nine losses last season. Jarrod is extremely dedicated to this game and it is admirable to see such a young person committed to the game like this. In no way did his parents force Jared into travel sports. He was presented with the opportunity, he took it and ran with it. He was playing in a mediocre recreational baseball league before he…

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