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Narrative Essay On Baseball Ending Injury

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Leading off of first base, heart racing, twiddling my fingers and off I go. Long quick strides getting closer to my 23rd stolen base. But suddenly, tumbling down I go halfway to second base. Screaming from the gruesome pain on my knee, off the field to the disabled list I went. A “torn meniscus “were the words that led me to put me belief into practice once again in my life. A torn meniscus was threatening to be my baseball ending injury. That is the moment I knew this belief was my only chance to get back on the field.
Many people would have reacted and done something different in this situation. All I was doing was sitting and listening to the voice in my head saying over and over, “If you want to succeed as much as you want to breathe, then you will be successful. “ At that moment once again I believed putting this quote into practice again was the key to my success and to be on the baseball field once again.
“If you want succeed as much as you want to breathe, then you will be successful.” meant a lot to me because this belief was first put into practice my sophomore year of high school. It was put into practice when I was told that I would not start on my high school team because a transfer catcher was coming
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This belief has changed my life because it made me work like a dog to get better and play ball. Now I am a college student, college athlete, and the second generation college student in my family. Which is more success than what I expected. Even with this success as an athlete I am stuck in a mile 18 when it comes to school. But thanks to my belief and the article “The road to success is often paved with failure “by Steve Baker, it has showed me that in life and before success there is going to be failure that will slow you down. But you have to learn and keep going because the only thing holding you back is
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