Atticus has good morals, loves his children, respects everyone, and always keeps his promises which are good traits for anybody to have. Atticus was a fantastic lawyer, and worked extremely hard. When an inconvenience came around, and Bob Ewell spat in his face for defending a black man, Atticus just made a joke about it and didn’t let it bother him. “I wish Bob Ewell wouldn’t chew tobacco”(Lee 217). While Mr. Ewell exasperated his kids,
The 1919 Black Sox Scandal In the 1919 Major League Baseball World Series; the Chicago Black Sox were accused of fixing the game. The two gamblers were Joeseph “Sport” Sullivan and “Sleepy” Bill Burns. The eight players that were accused of participating in these actions were: Eddie Cicotte, Arnold “Chick” Gandil, Claude “Lefty” Williams, “Shoeless” Joe Jackson, Oscar “Happy” Felsch, Swede Risberg, Buck Weaver, and Fred McMullin. The 1919 World Series was played by the Chicago Black Sox and the Cincinnati Reds. The suspicion of throwing the game came shortly after the first game.
There are many people in the world who are influential. These people impact the world in a positive way by inspiring people to follow there dreams,stand up for what they believe in, and overcome obstacles. One man desmond doss a hero who helped his team win world war II. desmond doss is influential because of his heroic acts, accompliments, and beliefs. first he is influential because of his heroic acts he has strong beliefs even in war he believes people shouldn 't kill , he would never carry a gun, and even helped some of his enemies and believed strongly in helping people.
In the first sentence, Gehrig addresses the elephant the room, (his doom due to the degenerative disease ALS, ironic due to the fact the disease attacked the very thing that made him exceptional, his athleticism) but reassures the audience by refuting this point with the fact he believes he is the luckiest man on earth, a point he goes on to defend for the remainder of his speech. He finishes the speech a final reiteration of his concession refutation to maximize the impact of his speech, "... I might have been given a bad break, but I've got an awful lot to live for." The appeal that Gehrig tries to evoke throughout his oration, and does with considerable success, is pathos. Gehrig, with a tone of incredible gratitude, begins to speak about the fans, how grateful he is been for their support and that they are all "grand fellows" .
Along the story, Tom will encounter several obstacles that will test his faith and the results will leave every reader breathless. He endures the obstacles of having to be with Mr. Haley, sold to relatively good people, and then with Mr. Legree. As the story moves forward we find out that Tom is indeed a man of faith and faith is the one keeping him sane. As he is in a
From this report, Charlie makes a lasting mark on the world. His findings also make him feel happy which is great to come from a discovery which he made after the surgery. In Charlie’s last progress report when he is saying personal goodbyes to everyone who helped him on the journey to becoming smart, he mentions, “Evry body feels sorry...I dont want that...Im going someplace where nobody knows that Charlie Gordon was once a genus and now he cant even reed a book or rite good [sic],” (Keyes 27). Charlie is moving out of New York because he does not want people to feel sorry for him anymore. Everyone feels sorry for him because he lost all the intelligence that he gained.
Additionally, his insane skill at baseball, and hard work to do the best he could, influenced many other people to work just as hard as he did to become successful. In conclusion, Babe Ruth was not only an extremely talented baseball player, but he was also a great person all around for loving and caring about his
There’s an excellent use of lighting and color in the movie. He also uses suspense and comic relief especially when the match starts. Rickey is a religious man, determined to win and make significant changes in the league. He insists that Robinson should speak using actions when in the pitch. He follows instructions by hitting a guy in the home team during the opening match being played in New Jersey.
I have many words I would like to say to him, like having a great team if he would’ve just tried you out once. As the saying goes though “To be great is to be misunderstood”. We were misunderstood by Forest City baseball, and Mr. Jerome, but we will be forever the greatest players to ever play
There are accounts from Roberto’s family and friends about how he impacted them and many others from Latin America. They also spoke about their reactions to his death. The literal meaning of the story was that Roberto Clemente was a great man and a great baseball player who sacrifice a lot for others, including his life. A message from the story was that athletes can be more than just good at what they do, they can also be great people. I enjoyed this story because it taught me more about Roberto Clemente, although it was depressing to watch people open up about their dead friend.
He tends to compare a baseball game to a battle. “No heroes in this war now,” Mr.Galanter said, “I want live soldiers, not dead heroes.” (17). It 's an encouraging way to treat the boys because it makes them feel like they are fighting for something, and that they must do their best. Mr.Galanter is doing something right with the boys because he keeps them alive and encouraged throughout the entire game. Leadership reflects an essential part of being a gym teacher and a baseball coach.
He complained to the training staff and sought medical advice, but Richard said that his concerns fell on deaf ears. Transported to the hospital, medical personel determined Richard suffered a stroke. After rehabilitation, Richard attempted a comeback in the Astros minor league system but never recovered enough to regain his prior command of the baseball. #9.Dravecky Breaks Arm Not Just Once But Twice Pitcher Dave Dravecky of the San Francisco was pitching against the Expos, on August 15, 1989, at the Olympic Stadium. Dravecky was coming off of a rehabilitation stint for the removal of a cancerous tumor, in his throwing arm in 1988.
In “Thanks to His Work Behind Plate, Cervelli is Pirates’ quiet MVP”, it talks about how Francisco Cervelli’s efforts behind the plate is helping the Pirates to a successful season. The article talks about many things Cervelli had to face in order to become such a big part of the Pirates success. It talks about the attitude he had, to make him such a great player. This article uses stats and facts in order to show the audience what a extraordinary player Cervelli is. The first thing that makes a successful catcher is being relaxed and quiet behind the plate.
It made many people support him in his sad and frightening time of need. So many people were brought together for giving their love for one of the greats of all time. Who would have thought that a disaster like this would bring so many together. This man had made his career well known for being spoken out for his great hitting records and of course playing for one of, if not, the greatest team to ever exist, The 1920’s New York Yankees. Not many people could do what he did.
But Dr. King 's legacy of nonviolence and standing up for what was right had a huge positive effect on not just America but worldwide. Many know of Dr. King because of his famous speech, “I have A Dream”. Dr. King’s speech brought greater attention to the civil rights movement, it also brought the message of non-violence worldwide, and it made the congress move faster to sign the Civil Rights Act. Life nowadays has made some improvements but, Martin would be pretty disappointed to see what 's going on in the world right know. Somehow Dr. King used his abilities to somewhat unite America.