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  • Hit Three Homer In One Game
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    Baseball is going down the drain. Don't ask why, just wave goodbye, Baseball Weekly Blame it on the juiced baseball. Blame it on the juiced players. Blame it on the shrinking strike zone. Blame it on the shrinking pitching talent pool. Blame it on the easy-to-hit new ballparks. Blame it on the easy-to-see baseball. Blame it on all the new bat companies. Blame it on all the underground steroid use. "Hell, blame it on global warming", Toronto Blue Jays manager Jim Fregosi says. "We " re blaming al...
  • Sosa's Final Home Run
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    After the 1994 strike, Major League Baseball has had problems getting fans interested in the game and into the ballparks. All that changed in 1998 when baseball enjoyed its greatest season ever. From the home run chase, the great pitching, and the unstoppable Yankees, there is no doubt about it. Even the 41 season, with Joe Dimaggio's 56 game hitting streak and Ted Williams run at a. 400 batting average pales in comparison to the exploits of Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa in 98. Because of all that...
  • Day At A Cubs Game
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    Growing up in the suburbs of Chicago and being a sports fan resulted in one and only true outcome; I am the Chicago Cubs' biggest fan. True, I am not the only person in the greater Chicagoland area who will claim the title, but I stick to my guns and refuse to relinquish the self-appointed title. Every time I go home, I join the thousands of other self appointed "biggest fans" in the usual afternoon at Wrigley Field. There is nothing quite like a day at a Cubs game. For me, it's a fun filled day...
  • New York Times Article Adultescent
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    New York Times Article- Adultescent. By John Tierney The main point of the article is that many Americans today are still living life adults. The name of people like them is called a Adultescent. These people are infatuated with video games and other childish entertainments like cartoons. Adults in my opinion are more engrossed in video games today because the graphics and storylines of the games are geared at a older age group. The games are more realistic looking and sounding. Also, purchasing...
  • Ty's Father W.H. Cobb
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    On December 18, 1886 Tyr us Raymond Cobb was born into the of W.H. Cobb and his fifteen year old wife Amanda Chitwood. Ty grew up in the southern town of Royston, Georgia. Ty's father W.H. Cobb was a schoolteacher and a college graduate at a time when there were few. W.H. raised Ty on a 100 acre farm where he taught Ty the values of hard work and. Ty's mother Amanda Chitwood was only twelve when she married W.H... She had Ty at the age of fifteen and lived to see her son get elected into the Bas...
  • Dimaggio
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    Joseph Paul DiMaggio, b. Martinez, Calif., Nov. 25, 1914, was professional baseball's premier center fielder during the late 1930's and 1940's. Playing his entire career (1936-42, 1946-51) for the New York Yankees, DiMaggio was a dangerous batter and one of the most graceful and fleet outfielders ever to play the game -- hence his nicknames, Joltin' Joe and the Yankee Clipper. DiMaggio was the eighth of nine children of a San Francisco fisherman. In 1936 the Yankees purchased him from the San Fr...
  • Year 1977 Walter Payton
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    Walter Payton In 1954 Walter Payton, a star, was born in Columbia, Mississippi. His parents Edward and A lyne Payton had three children, Eddie, Walter, and Pam Payton. When Walter was a kid he always loved to go outdoors. He always loved to go fishing, play football with his friends, and exploring the woods that he lived by. Walter spent his first three years of playing football at an all-black school named John Jefferson high. After he had finished High School the options for a black athlete in...
  • Childhood Memory
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    Childhood Memory Have u ever had a flashback of a memory from when you were an infant? Or have u ever sat there and wished you were a little kid again? Well that happens to me all the time, and even if you don't remember it probably has happened to you. Well I'm going to tell you about a childhood memory that I've had. I remember every Sunday I would sit there in the living room and watch football. I was only about 4 years old, and I sat there all day and watched the games. I never knew what was...
  • Only Perfect Game In World Series History
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    It is the greatest franchise in all of sports. The history of the New York Yankees is virtually the history of baseball (Anderson 7). They have captivated the soul and entertained the mind during the last century. In addition, they have claimed 26 World Championships to show for it. When speaking of the Yankees, one can point to the glory of Babe Ruth, or the grace of Mantle and DiMaggio. Sometimes it seems as if the legions of Yankee immortals are endless. Although the New York Yankees have exi...
  • Baseball Game
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    A Night at the Ballpark What a great night, my dad said to me. It was cool and calm and I could see every star in the sky. My dad and I were camping at Tims Ford Lake where we had just got a piece of land. I felt as light as a feather even though I had lost the biggest baseball game of my life earlier that night. I had realized that no matter how many times I failed that my father loved me unconditionally. It was a hot, muggy, August day in 1990. I was nine years old and getting suited up for th...

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