I started running the field and about a third of the way there, my face filled with tears because the pain was starting to become unbearable from running. About half way, I was still crying and I collapsed in the grass because my foot hurt so bad. My coach had called my grandpa. When he came to the baseball field, he was a bull. He started yelling at my coach asking why he made me run even though I was limping.
This place has been my home for years. I play softball because of the love I have for the game, and because of the feeling that takes my breath away every time I step onto the field. The softball field at Glendale Community College is now my new home for the next two years. Hearing your name being called and lining up alongside the first base line with your teammates before the game makes you feel worthy and excited to play such an amazing sport. As we gather in a tight circle just before we rush to our positions,
Can you imagine the other team looking at the roster and finding out then were going to let at thirteen year old freshman pitch to their nineteen year old senior batters? They laughed at me until they stepped in the batters box. The year passed and our senior pitcher graduated bumping me into the starting position. This is where we knew we would start a legacy. Yet again we were the powerhouse of the western slope.Our success was spreading quickly and more and more players and coaches wanted to join!
The pitcher starts her windup and lets the ball go. “Strike”, the umpire yells behind me. My team is yelling and cheering in the dugout, and my coach is shaking his head at third base. The pitcher lets lose another pitch. “Strike two”, the umpire yells again.
After about a year my pitching dreams came true and pitched a couple of innings in a game. After that happened I realized that I didn’t want to just play third base and pitcher in order to play more in games. My coach had asked me if I wanted to learn how to be a catcher because my team only had one and she wasn’t going to be able to play next year due to her age. I agreed to try it and I instantly liked it because I felt in charge and in control of the ball. I finished playing summer softball as the main catcher for every
In today 's sports obsessed world a lot of kids get put into a nerve racking situation of making or missing that game winning basket or touchdown or run or goal. Well on one hot July night, that kid was me. It was the bottom of the 6th with no out and no one on base, and I was up to bat. I dug into the batter 's box and waited for the pitch. Then when the ball was about to be released from the pitcher 's hand.
The sport was known to do too much damage to people that it had caused dmg people brain broken limbs before how hard the ball has been throw most likely blood nose but the sport is still famous sport. But now since no one plays it anymore the sport will soon die out to a point no one will ever play it. (National assocaition) The game commences with the opening rush. All the dodgeballs are lined up in the centre of the court, with both teams rushing from their base line to the balls. Players have to simultaneously grab and throw a Dodgeball or roll it back to a team-mate.
The 1920’s through 1930’s were the golden age of baseball. Many teams started to rise to fame and many players began to become popular. This was after the Black Sox Scandal which caused baseball to head downhill and lose support from fans. Babe Ruth was one of the players who transformed baseball from just a sport into a national pastime. He rewrote the record books and became known to a popularity that no one has ever seen.
“Softball has been noticed since 1887”. Ever since I was in t-ball, i’ve played ever since then because passionate about playing. I like softball because I get the time to play and bond with my teammates. My strong suits in softball are throwing and hitting because i can throw hard, and hit strong and it’s my passion to play major league softball. “softball is important in my life because i played ever since i was in Rag ball and t-ball “.
He had many career accomplishments and achievement. In his career Robinson was able to reach the World Series 5 times helping the Dodgers win one against the Yankees (Robinsons 38). After a great statistical career, he was inducted into the professional baseball hall of fame in 1962. Being in the Hall of Fame was a big accomplishment for Jackie, but the even bigger one when he was accepted as the first African American or black to be inducted ( Lincoln Library 82). Red Patterson had said about Jackie, “ He was competitive in every way, as a crusader for blacks and as a ballplayer.” ( Lincoln Library 82 ).
I called for the curveball and he had fouled that one off too. I was running out of options. I needed to find one and fast. I had to go the last resort… the change up. I had him throw a couple more fastballs just so that the batter would think that’s our last route.
A wild pitch made it a one run game and Ryan McDonald issued a two-run double to Connor Wanhannen to give TCU a 7-6 lead. The Horned Frogs added its final run on Skoug’s second home run in the ninth inning for the 8-6 final. The two teams will square off on Sunday at noon in the
After leaving one runner on second in the previous inning, the eighth looked as if the Boom would at least tie, if not take the lead. Daniel Sweet (Dallas Baptist), Michael Gizzi (State College of Florida) and Matt Gandy (Creighton) worked consecutive base-on-balls to load the bases with no one out. Sanford made a pitching change, with Cody Henry (Alabama) coming to the plate. He lined a frozen rope over a ducking Gizzi, right at the short stop, who beat Gizzi back to the second base bag, for the double play. Sweet scampered home, as the first pitch of Garrett Wolforth’s (Dallas Baptist) at-bat, got away from the catcher.
We all thought this was going to be an easy win from hear. “We easily got this” Dylan shouted at me over from first base “I know we just gotta get three outs” I hollered back The first pitch was a strike right up the middle no chance for me or derek to get to, on the very next pitch the runner stole second base. “Lets bounce back boys” Coach yelled from the bench. “Ya guys were good” Derek