There was a kid named David Nickels. He was a bully who is 12 years old .He is good at mostly sports. There was a kid named Timmy Richards 11 years old comes out of nowhere David hits him.There is a lot of blood. I remember him saying that’s what you get wimp. I said i’m done with this, i 'm sick of getting bullied.He went home and told his mom,his mom said why are you so bloody.David beat me up again.That stupid bully,wait let me fix you up there better.
I had a feeling that I was gonna pitch that day, so I had to get my mind right. When I got to the field I sat my bag and everything else in the same spot, grabbed my glove, stretched, and started warming up. At the time I was very superstitious and I had to do the same thing every single pregame. Right before the game started my coach talked to all of us and then I would give my pregame speech to hype of the team. Then I ran out to the field and began pitching.
It was a hot, summer day when there was the biggest and most important softball game of the year. It took place in Moville, Iowa. This softball game determined whether we go to Des Moines to play for state or not. We were getting ready for the game, up at the field, right next to Co-Op, the swimming pool, and the city park right on the highway. The coaches put you in stations to let you practice on your hits, catches, pitching, grounders, whatever would happen in a scenario.
He did not listen to the advice given. When participating in hitting drills during practice, he collapsed and has a seizure. He was airlifted to a neurosurgical trauma center at Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. There was pressure on the skull and presents of brain swelling and a subdural hematoma, this is a collection of blood build up in the brain. He was in the hospital for 98 das, and suffered many other major problems related to his brain injury.
Troy and Cory in the story are not the loving father-son couple, they hardly see eye to eye on anything. Another theme of baseball this story follows is the idea of three strikes your out. But we see three different times that they fought, each argument worse than the last. The first argument was brought about by Cory wanting to play football, and Troy wanting him to get a job and work. By the end of this argument Troy angers Cory to the point where he storms out of the yard in anger when he losses the chance to play the sport he loves by the hand of his
Moses Kelly played football in heaven. He died when he was two of a football overdose. A football overdoes is when someone get hit so hard he can not look straight, the he crooks. He decided to start his own football team. He had a hard time getting all the old sprits to come and play football with him, he started to tell all his angles to tell all the old souls to come play football.
He was seriously injured in a car Accident returning from a visit to his brother in the hospital. Because of the accident ,his three spinal discs were seriously hurt. His back bothers him for the rest of his life. Another serious injury occurred in Puerto Rico when he was jumping a fence. The fence broke on him, Roberto fell, and rolled down a hill hurting his shoulder.
Ishmael started having migraines before he became a solider; this is most likely from all of the horrible things he saw. "In my mind's eye I would see sparks of flame, flashes of scenes I had witnessed, and the agonizing voices of children and women would come alive in my head, I cried quietly as my head beat like the clapper of a bell. (Beah, 103) Ishmael saw other people have PTSD as well. "One soldier, who had sat on a cement brick underneath kitchen, bowed his head in his hands and rocked his body." (Beah, 105) During their first battle, Ishmael explains his experience as almost out of body, “I raised my gun and pulled the trigger, and I killed a man.
When he first got out of college he was segregated into a negro baseball league. When he was playing, the fans would be calling him terrible names and would most likely make him mad. When Jackie would play, the fans would be throwing things at him from the stands. They fans would throw drinks, food, and things they brought into the stadium. (#####) Jackie was named the best player in the negro leagues, and now is thought as one of the best players to play the game.