Baseball Failure Research Paper

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“Baseball is soo easy. People play it because other sports are too hard for them.” one kid said. “You have no room to talk. You haven’t played baseball once in your life. You don’t even understand the game at all.” The kid replied with a fierce tone which really showed all the anger. “It’s so easy, anybody can play it,” the kid sayed with confidence. “I want to see you play it,” the kid argued. “Baseball is ninety percent mental and the other half is physical!” said Yogi Berra, who is a Hall of Fame member. The game of baseball is thought to be a slow pace game, but nobody realizes what is going through the player’s heads. Hitting a 90 mile per hour pitch from 60.6 feet away is one of the hardest things to do in sports. According to Wayne State …show more content…

once said, "Baseball is a game of frustration and failure in many ways. As a hitter, you fail 7 out of 10 times, so you have to figure out how to deal with failure quite a bit, and that 's one of the keys to having longer term success." This means that baseball players need to have spectacular mental toughness. In addition, Harvard Database of Useful Biological Numbers (Bionumbers) said it takes .1 to .4 milliseconds to blink. So if the batter were to blink the ball could be already past them. Also, a survey was taken by 30 Hillsborough Middle School students all in pod 8C. 50% said baseball is a pretty hard sport and 50% said it was fairly easy. But also 83.3% said that they haven’t ever played baseball. Which means they don’t really understand the game. Baseball players have the most mental toughness out of any other sports players. People don’t realize how hard it is to get past failure constantly. Baseball is known to be a game of failure, meaning that players are going to fail more then they succeed. It is very hard to get over that, if they strike out or make an error they have to let that go and get the next one that comes to them. They have to have a short memory and just learn to let things

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