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  • How Did Willie Mays Accomplish The American Dream

    initiative. Although living in a very discriminated time, Willie Mays did accomplish the American Dream by achieving his desired aims and having determination to fulfill his everyday fantasies. His father, Cat Mays, was a talented baseball player with the Negro team for the local iron plant. His mother, Annie Satterwhite, was a gifted basketball and track star in high school. As a baby, Mays was cared for by his mother's and younger sisters Sarah and Ernestine. Sarah became the primary female role model in May's' life. His father exposed him to…

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  • Baseball: The Greatest Sport In Human History

    Baseball’s Future Baseball is the greatest sport in human history, and that is not debatable. Baseball is most commonly referred to as America’s pastime baseball was established in 1839, ever since it has captured the minds of young boys and men with one goal in mind… that goal is being the best to play the game and making it to the major leagues. The best in history include: Babe Ruth, Barry Bonds, Cy Young, Bo Jackson, Ken Griffey, Ken Griffey Jr, Willie Mays, Jackie Robinson, Chipper Jones,…

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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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  • The Steroid Era

    In today’s day and age of baseball, we are all living in the so called, Steroid Era. It is named the Steroid Era because players over the last two decades have been caught using performance enhancers, which has become the latest major problem in the MLB. Performance enhancing drugs, which are commonly known as PED’s, means basically what it states; it enhances a player’s performance on the field. Over the last few years, members of the BBWAA have not voted in players that have been caught using…

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  • Being A Cheerleader Research Paper

    one day be like them and do all the amazing tricks they would do. It wasn’t until my twelfth birthday that finally joined a tumbling class at a cheerleading gym. All I had asked for my birthday was to be in tumbling class I thought it was extremely difficult to actually in an all-star team so I decided to just be in a tumbling class. Since I loved it so much I would practice all the time whether I was at home or outside to even the isles at the stores, my mom could never get me to stop. Within…

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  • Steroid Era Essay

    Drug use is a problem in every sport, but no sport compares to baseball. In a game where home-runs bring in the money, players usually do whatever it takes to get an edge. This includes taking performance-enhancing drugs that cause many health issues and permanently damage the body. The Steroid Era saved Major League Baseball because of increased attendance to games and income due to home-runs. On August 12th, 1994, the Major League baseball players association went on strike. The strike lasted…

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  • Baseball In America

    Baseball from its creation in America has stayed true to its values as well as mirroring American society; both good and bad. It has been there for Americas during their worst times and continues to change as Americans change. Throughout the generations, baseball has been passed down from father to son or mother to daughter and has brought people of every size, age, shape, and color together for a common cause; to cheer on their favorite team or play their favorite game. For these reasons and…

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  • Segregation In Baseball

    desegregation of the game of baseball. The black baseball players were ultimately deprived from playing in the big leagues with the white ballplayers during the time of segregation. Not only were colored players prohibited from playing on white teams, but their games were often cancelled simply because the white major league teams “refus[ed] to play against a colored ball club” (Lamb 67). Often times, there were many black players who were equally as good as the white players in the major…

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  • The Steroid Era In Professional Sports

    The Steroid Era in Major League Baseball has been one of the biggest pops in Professional Sports since the 1980s. Steroids or PEDs are a way of cheating the game by gaining a huge advantage over every non steroid user in any way possible. Major League Baseball is a game that revolves around talent and being able to make outstanding plays both mentally and physically to put your team on top. When steroids are mixed into the game, it amazes people for the abilities that some players have compared…

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  • Major League Baseball Comparison

    Baseball is considered the national pastime of the US; from April to October, there is always a game at 1:00 pm or at 7:00 pm. The Major League Baseball is the best league in the world that is consisted by two leagues, American League and National League, with 15 teams in each it, playing for being the best team of the world. Every year the debate of which league is the best captures the attention of fans and journalists, there is always the discussion and the comparison between both leagues;…

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