Persuasive Essay On Why People Should Play Baseball

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JD Baumann #2 People Should Play Baseball Have you ever wondered which sport to play? Even though there are many sports to choose from, I think people should play baseball. Baseball is a game that you play on a field called a diamond. You play offence and defence. When you are on offence, you hit the baseball that the pitcher throws to you. On defence, you try to catch the baseballs that the other teams hit. People should play baseball because it makes them stronger, it helps people make new friends, and it helps keep people healthy through exercise. The first reason people should play baseball is because it makes you strong. Baseball makes you strong in many different places, including your arms, legs, and heart. “Swinging a bat, throwing the ball, and catching the ball are good ways to build arm strength,” says Robert Reichert in his, “What Are…show more content…
Every year you join a team with at least one person you don’t know. Nate Jakobs, a varsity baseball player and enthusiast said that in team sports, you have to work together to win games, and the trust formed while playing forms into friendships. Friends are important because they keep you happy and help you do what you love. I have made many friends from playing on the same baseball teams. You can make lots of friends from playing baseball! The third reason people should play baseball is because it helps keep you healthy through exercise. For example, in the article “Top 10 Health Benefits of Baseball” by Health Fitness Revolution, it says, “Swinging, running, catching and even walking to and from the dugout are exercises that may amp up your metabolism and burn calories.” People can burn a lot of calories and won’t have to stay constantly running. But when you do run, it makes your heart stronger. This is called cardio. Having a strong heart will help you run faster for longer. Baseball helps keep you healthy through
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