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    College World Series

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    June 18, 2011 the start of the College World Series, the first game in TD Ameritrade Park and I got to be a part of it all. It was a great day for baseball, the sun was shining, it had the cool breeze of early summer, and the scent of freshly mowed grass was still lingering in the air. The park was packed with fans who had traveled from all over the country to see one of sport’s greatest spectacles. Some weren’t even fans of any teams but just wanted to be in attendance and witness the greatness of the event. The College World Series is one of the purest things in sports you could ever be a part of because everyone on every team is there for one reason and one reason only, to win the National Championship. The first game between Vanderbilt…

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    1985 World Series

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    Jane Zuroweste Ms. Davis College Prep English G2 18 April 2017 The 1985 World Series It was an abnormally warm October day, October twenty-sixth, 1985 to be exact. Two Missouri teams are practicing for World Series Game Six, the Saint Louis Cardinals and the Kansas City Royals. It was the second time in history that two Missouri teams faced each other in the World Series. The Cardinals were up in the series three-two, they just had to win that night’s game and they would become the 1985 World…

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    World Series Athletics have always been an important aspect of my life along with my family's life. Everyone in my family played multiple sports in elementary, middle, and high school. Our father was always pushing us to practice and play harder. My father was a very athletic man throughout his sports career. He started in high school as a baseball, track, and football star. Though he had received scholarship offers in all three, his love for football was tenacious. He went on to start as a…

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    game had Eddie Cicotte as the starting pitcher, which is the player that throws the ball to the people who are batting, for the Chicago White Sox. It seemed like the Sox would win that day because, as previously mention, Eddie Cicotte had won 29 games prior to the playoffs. However, the Reds ended up winning the first game of the series with a score of 9 to 1. Everyone was shocked about how badly the White Sox had played that day. Cicotte’s level of play was not what it usually was. A statement…

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    Before I went to the World Series, I thought it was a joke, but I guess not because on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at Progressive Field in Cleveland, OH was where the World Series was. I was more ecstatic than ever going to the World Series. When we got there, we had to choose our seats because it was standing room only(SRO). We chose our seats in foul ball territory, just about 15 feet away from the foul pole in left field. The game started and a country band named “Locash” sang the “Star…

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    Trenton Harlan Mrs. Baltz English III 29 September, 2016 Fixing the 1919 World Series It’s 1919, the great American League White Sox with 88 wins and 55 losses up against the unbeatable National League Cincinnati Reds with a tremendous 96 wins with only 44 losses on the season. A battle of the best. The big news made headlines. Would Kid Gleason’s Sox beat the Pat Moran’s Reds? There’s a little bit of a turn of events though. Are the White Sox happy to be in the World Series? But there’s more…

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    The “Fixed” World Series of 1919 Seated in the stadium of the White Sox and the Cincinnati Reds; the crowds are roaring, for it’s the biggest game of the 1919 season. Excitement and anxiety is contagious, as everyone waits in suspense for the first pitch to be thrown. All of America is waiting in the stadium and around their televisions for the outcome of this momentous occasion to begin. No one could guess that this event was about to be ruined by the act of eight players. As baseball and…

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    Joseph Jefferson Jackson was a professional baseball player, who was one of the best players of his time. However, his reputation tarnished when he, including seven other teammates were accused of losing a game in order to earn cash from gamblers; hence were banned from playing professional baseball for life. Nevertheless, I have confidence that Jackson wasn’t involved in the 1919 World Series scandal. First of all, during a game, he and his teammates were accused of participating in a fix with…

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    The 1919 World Series matched the Chicago White Sox against the Cincinnati Reds. Although most World Series have been of the best-of-seven format, the 1919 World Series was a best-of-nine series . Baseball decided to try the best-of-nine format partly to increase popularity of the sport and partly to generate more revenue. The series is often associated with the Black Sox Scandal, when several members of the Chicago team conspired with gamblers to intentionally lose the World Series games. The…

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    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…

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