He was there to coach his son and keep the nagging parents happy. Right from the first day on campus I knew this would be a problem, but I never suspected it to get this bad. I was playing well, the team was winning, and it felt as if we knew whom the starters were. I was playing a strong first base, and hitting with a respectable average. I knew that there was a returner that I would have to compete with, but I had been playing much better baseball.
Leave It All On The Field Have you ever been in a situation where you doubted something you were hoping for so much you thought it was impossible, then it actually comes true? Best feeling ever right? That is exactly what happened that day. It was 2013. My softball team had gone undefeated all season.
Through all of Jackie’s problems with not only other teams, even on his own team. He always remembered how his mom would tell him, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me.” (Jackie robinson Interviewed.) Letting none of these remarks get to him, he gave the courage to many more African American ball players to face their fears and go for what they love
My “threshold guardian: was most likely myself and my fears. At first, it took me a while to accept my responsibilities and get over my fear of failing and getting nowhere. Now that I am within the “unknown” there are many challenges that I face every day and will continue to face. There is the challenge of finding out what I want to study in college, doing well on standardized tests, and getting good grades in all of my classes. There are also temptations I have to face such as choosing whether to hang out with friends or do the homework that is due the next day.
This was indeed a sweet one for both of them. They even took a selfie of their own as well. Another sweet moment that they had inside the baseball arena is that Ashton holds Mila's hands at the back. As you can see, Mila wears the #1 Kutcher jersey, while Ashton wears the #2 jersey. Even though that they've tried their best to cheer for them, the Los Angeles Dodgers were beaten by the visitors, 10-2.
I gave it my all and pitched like there was no tomorrow. As we were nearing the end of the game the score was close, but we were ahead by one point. It had just become and even more intense that it already was. Every single person was on the edge of their seat waiting to see who would win it all. My team was up to bat and I was on third base.
Being organized both mentally and physically is one of my biggest strengths. Since I’m am in high school as a student, it’s important to be able to balance tasks and keep things in order. In school, I balance homework, deadlines. Few strengths make tasks feel most effortless such as reasoning abilities or understanding knowledge. My strength to prepare for important deadlines in assignments was my most distinctive skill as a student.
This scholarship is a wonderful opportunity for students of GVSU, and I am honored to be considered for this scholarship. I believe that I am a great applicant for this scholarship, and that I deserve this scholarship. One reason I deserve this scholarship is because of my strong academic courses. Throughout my high school career, I pushed myself academically by taking a total of 10 AP classes and 7 honors classes. These classes were all challenging, yet I pushed through with determination to complete the classes to the best of my ability.
These examples prove that Jackie did have a great career and going into the Hall of Fame proved that he was an amazing player. Jackie’s career consisted of many obstacles and barriers that he had to jump over, through his childhood times, his come up being a MLB player, and finally his time of becoming a hall of famer but he found a way to battle through them. In this biography, it not only proves how strong Jackie was for standing up for himself and his color, it shows how time can change everything, also how one man can change anything. Jackie fighting his battles of being not the richest kid on the block to becoming inducted, as stated before, he became the “Jackie Robinson” we all know
Throughout my life, I have faced adversity everywhere I go, no matter what I do. So when people tell me that they have had a rough day, my favorite thing to tell them is, “Remember that adversity builds a man.” This philosophy has carried me a long way, and most importantly has allowed me to grow into the individual I am today. One of my biggest personal accomplishments, which was being able to play college baseball, was spurred on because an upperclassman told me I would never be good enough to play high school varsity ball. I proceeded by taking that player’s starting job the next year. Even though sports taught me many things, it was academics that I truly excelled in.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va.--Despite having a four-run lead after seven innings, the West Virginia University baseball team lost to No. 3 TCU 8-6 in front of a record 3.415 fans at Monongalia County Ballpark on Saturday afternoon. The Mountaineers (20-13, 7-4 Big 12) scored six runs in each of the first four innings on 10 hits. The Horned Frogs (28-6, 9-2 Big 12) rallied with a run in the sixth and five runs in the eighth inning. Michael Grove had another strong outing, tossing seven innings.
The first pitch crack of the ball off the bat a triple. The next 3 kids hit doubles. The first Batter was up to the plate. He had hit the ball right to our third basemen,but he fielded it too quick and bobbled it.The batter had made it to first base. It was something we could not have.
We started fast scoring 2 runs in the top of the 1st inning Dylan and Reno each crossed the plate that inning. Derek took the hill to pitch, he started with 2 strikeouts and a lazy fly ball to left field. Then I was up to start the top of the second inning and I watched the first two pitches pass for balls and then on the third pitch of the at bat I hit a line drive to left field for a single but the next three batters all got out. Tanner got up and said “Lets hold this lead boys.” “Yea!” the team replied. “Ok boys we are up 2 runs we need to keep playing good defense” coach stated Moving forward to
She also was the first woman to throw batting practice to all 30 MLB teams. She once said, “If you tell a girl she can’t play baseball, what else is she going to believe she can’t do. If you tell a girl she can play baseball, what is she going to believe she can do.” That quote is one all of us girl ball players carry around with us. Ever since listening to that quote, I have committed my time to helping women and girls play baseball. Over the years I have been able to create a face for myself in Plymouth Canton Little League, throwing a perfect game, 18 batters up and 18 batters down, becoming the only girl in the city to do that.
He would spend days practicing to become the best. Baseball thought that he could become the best as long as he didn’t give up. Jeter became a leader and a good friend to everyone. He was friends with anyone even if the kid was mean. Jeter became the best short-stop ever.