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    examine the bat. The examination revealed that the bat was corked, and the violation of the rules resulted in the ejection of Sosa. Responding to the incident, the Cub’s team president Any MacPhail, stated that “there is a culture of deception” in baseball that has been in the game…

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    That afternoon Ruth won his first game he played against the Cleveland Naps were he scored 4-3. He also pitched to the catcher Bill Carrigan who was also the Red Sox manager. Ruth lost his second game and as a batter for the first time in the major league he went 0-2 and was removed the next at bat. This new recruitment was extremely overshadowed by the fact that the Braves had a legendary comeback that season going on to win the 1914 World Series championship. (BR3 Enterprises, LLC.2013) Egan…

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    Did Baseball Become America 's Pastime? “The Giants win the pennant! The Giants win the pennant! The Giants win the pennant! The Giants win the pennant!” New York Giants announcer Russ Hodges 1951 call of Bobby Thompson’s bottom of the ninth “shot heard round the world,” is perhaps the most famous call ever made in sports history. By 1951, baseball was firmly entrenched as “America’s pastime.” Barzun rightly stated, “Whoever wants to know the heart and mind of America had better learn baseball”…

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    which is unlikely to Francisco with a .358% OBP with 71 RBI's. That is my essay for Wilson Contreras and Francisco Lindor. I had learned a lot about both of these players from their younger life and MLB stats. These two are very good at the game of baseball and great role models. These stats are compared very well and you really don't know who's better, despite the fact Wilson Contreras is my favorite player in the MLB. This was my…

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    In the poem, “Casey at the Bat,” and the story, “David and Goliath,” Casey and David have numerous similarities and differences. Obviously, the first similarity is that Casey and David both have some major issues. As the article proves, “23 While David was talking with them, Goliath came out from the line of Philistines and started boasting as usual. David heard him. 24 When the Israelite soldiers saw Goliath, they were scared and ran off.” Meanwhile in the story of, “Casey at the Bat,”…

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    achievement after a catastrophic injury. According to Tim Rohan, over 25 percent of active pitchers in Major League Baseball have had a procedure to repair a torn elbow ligament (1). This injury has been a major problem in baseball and needed to be fixed by a revolutionary surgical procedure. According to the author of the article, “Ulnar Collateral Ligament Reconstruction in Major League Baseball Pitchers,” the first surgery of this kind was performed by Dr. Frank Jobe on Los Angeles Dodgers…

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    The Boston Red Sox began the process of saying goodbye to one of the most iconic Massachusetts’s player of all time at his final regular season game. 19 years after making his Major League Baseball debut, David Ortiz’s time as a MLB player is coming down to its final days. Since the Red Sox clinched the American League East, there is still time to see one of the best offensive player play out his magic during the 2016 postseason. Prior to Sunday’s game, the Red Sox honored Ortiz with an…

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    Baseball throughout history has been there for American’s to enjoy even during its hardest times. Baseball made it through the civil war, the great depression, World War’s one and two. It has had its up’s and down’s just as society and America were having theirs during the same times. The same connection holds true with baseball and the American society when faced with slavery, racism, prejudice, and segregation towards the blacks. Despite the obvious flaws in society’s views in the past, the…

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    The Carolina Mudcats are a minor league baseball team that was founded in 1991. They were once called the Columbus Mudcats that was a part of the Southern League before they then moved to North Carolina. They first started playing at Fleming Stadium in Wilson, NC before moving to Five County Stadium in Zebulon, NC. When they were the Columbus Mudcats they were affiliates of the Houston Astros. That all changed once they moved to North Carolina and became the Carolina Mudcats then the Pittsburgh…

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    "As long as you don’t choose, everything remains possible.” 118 year old Nemo Nobody is the last living mortal in a world where something called telemerization has created a population of semi-immortals . He tells of his life at three critical points: at age nine, age sixteen, and age thirty-four. This is no ordinary story however, as he tells of alternate life paths, often changing course with the flick of a decision or by some seemingly insignificant event. One path leaves Nemo married to…

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