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  • Nolan Ryan
    491 words
    Biography of Nolan Ryan Lynn Nolan Ryan was born in Refugio, Texas, on January 31, 1947. He grew up in Alvin Texas. He learned a lot about hard work and commitment from the family's paper route. He would get up every morning at one o' clock and roll, tie, and deliver papers until five o'clock when he would return to bed. 1 "I'd get two new pairs of blue jeans for school every September. My mother would wash one pair each night so I'd always have a clean pair available. In those days we never fel...
  • Steroids In Major League Baseball
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    The issue that our group is tackling is the use of illegal performance enhancing steroids in Major League Baseball. Major League Baseball is big business in the U.S., with 30 franchises valued at over 8.8 billion dollars. Player salaries range from the league minimum salary of three hundred twenty five thousand per year to ten million or more per year, and are based on the market value of each player when his current contract expires. It is in this hyper-competitive environment that a growing sp...
  • Big League Baseball A Truly National Game
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    Baseball is an immensely popular American game, known as the 'national pastime,' played between two teams of nine players each. The basic implements used in the game are a leather-covered ball, wooden bats for hitting the ball, and gloves for catching it. Baseball is played on a large scale in Latin America, Japan, and other places besides the United States, but it is in the United States that it thrives most both as a participant's and spectator's sport. It is played at its highest level in the...
  • 5 3 Super League
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    This report investigates the epic battle between the Australian Rugby League which has been around for 87 years and the Super League concept for the control of Rugby League in Australia. One man, Mr Rupert Murdoch, is trying to take over and run a rebel Super League to enhance his power and for financial gain. This Super League is proposed to run in 1996 with a 10 team competition as its prospectus. This report reviews the history of the Australian Rugby League, the battle between Mr. Murdoch an...
  • Under The New Major League Baseball Policy
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    Steroid Abuse Hurts Baseball The abuse of steroids among players in Major League Baseball is corrupting the image of America's Pastime as well as endangering the health of those who use the illegal substances. The lack of testing and punishment for the use of illegal substances like steroids in the Major Leagues portrays a negative image to aspiring young athletes. They see their role models using steroids and becoming better athletes rather than seeing suspensions for the illegal behavior or th...
  • Player Movement Of The Early Major Leagues
    434 words
    Baseball is North America's oldest and most storied professional team sport. Certainly, there have been numerous moments which are still remembered by baseball fans of all ages many years after they happened. We all remember moments like 'The Catch' in Game 1 of the 1954 World Series and Bill Mazeroski's World Series winning home run in 1960. There are also the players who transcend the ages like Babe Ruth, Ted Williams and Jackie Robinson. These players continue live on in the hearts and minds ...
  • Lisa Leslie The First Wnba Player
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    They Got Newton April 24, 1996, women's basketball announced "We Got Next" as the NBA Board of Governors approved the concept of a Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) to begin in June 1997. Since that day in 1996 there have been many firsts for the WNBA: Val Ackerman -- the first president of the WNBA; Sheryl Swooped -- the first player signed to the WNBA; Cynthia Cooper -- the league's first Most Valuable Player; the Houston Comets -- the first WNBA Champions; Lisa Leslie -- the firs...
  • States Background Checks For Coaches
    886 words
    There are many problems in society today that are not always easily detected. Although these problems may be terrible problems, they are still, for different reasons, difficult to identify. Because these problems are so hard to identify criminals are able to commit these crimes multiple times. One of these problems is child molestation. Child molestation is a problem that is highly evident in youth sport leagues. Molesters are often found in these leagues because of the many targets for molestat...
  • Players In The League
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    NHL Players Moving East It was deemed official this past weekend that the NHL will be on lockout due to the new salary cap the league wants to enforce. The players in the league have a different outlook this year as well and it involves moving east. Hockey players in the NHL get 75% of the revenue the league makes and it is very obvious that this current situation is not going to last. There is no way to fund the league if the players are making all of the money. So what happens now? Ratings are...
  • American Girls Professional Baseball League
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    Before we told our daughters that they could be anyone, or anything they wanted to be, we told them that they could only be what was acceptable for women to be, and that they could only do things that were considered "ladylike". It was at this time, when the nation was frenzied with the business of war, that the women of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League decided that they could do and be whatever it was that they chose. "These women broke free of the limitations that their fami...
  • Player's Contract For One Year
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    How Baseball has Changed and Influenced America in the past 100 Years Compared to Today Baseball is continuous, like no other American tradition, an endless game of repeated summers, which brought together all generations of fathers and sons. Baseball has survived The Great Depression, World War I, and World War II. The game has stood tall and proud though the toughest trying times in history, and this is why baseball will always be an important place in American culture. Baseball used to be mad...

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