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    section of the newspaper to check out my favorite part about baseball, the statistics. Every single statistic that could be looked at and analyzed in a box score I would memorize and have fun while doing it. How every team was doing, how certain pitchers and batters were…

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    wait to leave. First off, the fans were as crazy as a jungle during lunch hours. Win or lose, the fans would always complain and put down the opposing which happened to be us that day. As the catcher of the team, I am involved in every pitch. The pitcher, and my close friend threw a pitch to my glove as it seemed to be going as fast as a race car. The batter struck out, and the zoo animals behind me growl, and screech as though it was our fault. As the game continued, the sky was getting…

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    and greatest teammates to have. Most of them ended up being with me until we couldn't play khoury league anymore, and then only about 3 or 5 of them played school ball with me. But it was funny because all my teammates always made fun of me being a pitcher because of what happened my very first game. I was out…

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    Softball Benefits

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    This is because when you are up to bat and the pitcher is winding up, you are prepared for the ball to go anywhere and if it’s a good pitch you have to adjust you arms according to where the ball is coming in on. This improves your hand-eye coordination and your reaction speed. This could benefit you…

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    ready to play Centennial. Before the game started, we knew we were going to win. This team was not the best and we would have won our other game against them if we made smart plays. So we already knew how they played and that they didn’t have good pitchers. For the this game, the weather was perfect. No rain or clouds in the sky. Only the sun shone, casting shadows on the field. They were up first, three up, three down. Then my team got up and we got the max five points. By the middle of the…

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    Molly Pitcher was known to be a woman patriot who carried pitchers of water to soldiers and helped with cannon duty during the American Revolution’s Battle of Monmouth. Some historians believe her story is composited of several women who carried water to troops in the war or that her story is pure folklore. Although there are many legends surrounding Molly Pitcher and who she was I will only be writing about one of them, the theory that Molly Pitcher was actually a woman by the name of Mary…

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    In the novel, Mexican Whiteboy, by Matt de la Peña, a baseball obsessed half-Mexican and half-white teenage boy, Danny, visits his father’s family in National City, California. In the beginning, Danny, dressed in a Billabong shirt and Vans, meets all of his cousin’s friends. His cousin, Sofia, and all of her friends are joking around while Danny makes some observations. He feels that he is not Mexican enough to be in National City, but he also feels he isn’t white enough to be at the private…

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    A section of my life where I have overcome adversity is in my baseball career. Baseball has always been a source of great enjoyment in my life. I started playing baseball at the age of 8 with the goal of playing for my high school team. I played fall and spring every year prepping myself for the day it was my turn to suit of for the high school. Then when that day came I got an extreme letdown, cut from the team! My original reaction was to give up on my baseball dreams; however, I began to…

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    Baseball Narrative

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    Gone, 8-7. The day was beautiful, and you knew it was a baseball day. Two teams were going to go out there play their hardest until they had nothing left, especially me. I wanted to show everyone everyday what I was made of and what I had to show for it. Southwest Little League baseball field had such a nice field that it had felt like second home when it came to All Star games. I was so nervous that sweating so much it was like I was a cold glass of water sitting outside on a hot summer day.…

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    There is something so unexplanatory about the game of softball. The way you can almost immediately smell the freshly cut grass. The way the leather of your glove perfectly matches your hand. That feeling just as you take the field before the biggest game of the season. That is what has shaped me into the person I am today. This game will humble you when you are feeling high. It makes you appreciate the satisfaction of a win, after knowing all your hard work has paid off. But on the other hand,…

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