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    Statistics In Baseball

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    In baseball, nearly everything is a statistic. There is a statistics for a players average on certain pitches in certain places in the strike zone. There are statistics on how many more wins a player gives his team more than a replacement level player. Statistics, while not always pure, have helped the game evolve through changes, to a game where small market clubs can compete with teams like the Yankees. In baseball, not all statistics are pure. Everything counts and there is no statistical punishment

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    Baseball statistics have gotten increasingly complicated over time. Once upon a time, people primarily used counting stats like RBIs, home runs and stolen bases. Some of the most complicated statistics were stats like batting average, fielding percentage and ERA basically requiring little more math than average division. Then, there were statistics like FIP, wOBA and WAR. These are difficult to calculate but are reasonably simple to understand. A higher wOBA and WAR is better than a lower one. Now

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    Years ago, people made jokes about robots taking over jobs and the world in general. No one really thought it was going to come this soon, but here we are in the twenty-first century, watching robots perform surgeries. Even though this technological invention is new to the STEM field, it has already been used on several people with different parts of the human body. Some may look at these events with concern, worried they might not be successful. Others may see this new invention as a threat to their

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    Communism In The Giver

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    The Giver Literature essay I have read the dystopian novel “The Giver” (1993) which is written by the beloved American author Lois Lowry. “The Giver” is about a twelve-year-old boy with the name Jonas. Jonas lives a similar life as all the others in the community, until the Ceremony of Twelve when he got assigned the task as the Receiver of Memory. As The Receiver of Memory it is Jonas’ task to keep all the memories of the past so not everyone needs to keep this burden. Although Jonas received beautiful

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    Everywhere you look there’s people sitting or standing cheering on their favorite team and player. Parents are lugging around bags full of snacks and blankets while girls are carrying around big bags of softball gear. You can smell the popcorn from the concession stand and the dirt on the field. It’s a beautiful day at the softball fields; 75 degrees and sunny! I was on a new team called Iowa Outlaws, and I wanted to show my team that I could help them. We were playing in Ankeny in a 1-day tournament

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    When anyone on the 2015 North Pocono baseball team is asked what comes to mind when they think of last season, it’s the loss to Abington in the district semifinals. Not the fact that ten of thirteen league games were won or that a league title was won, but it was the bitter end to a phenomenal season. This year, my junior year, things will hopefully go better than the previous year. The plan is to have the best work ethic as a team, team chemistry to be sky high, and to win the state championship

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    It was an early Saturday morning in October, when the Panther girls softball team were playing for a third straight win. The two games before that flew by easily, we won both and were playing to be seeded first in the tournaments the next day. The crowd was full of excitement, parents yelling, and the coach yelling at the umpires, because of bad calls. We were nervous because it was a really good team that had 3 of the best players in the state. We had played them in two previous tournaments, and

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    hours and hours. I could not sleep thinking my grandma was dead. The very next day I had a baseball game. It was at Liberty Shores in Linden at around 6:00. I was just shocked I made it to the game and was able to play in it. But I was the first on there because I was really excited and nervous for this game. I was so nervous that I just wanted to play amazing for my grandma. And so I was there at the baseball game. I was playing catch with my twin brother Jake. When I was playing catch I just had

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    Kickball Research Paper

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    Drained of energy, I drag my legs across the gym floor trying to run faster and faster. I keep circling around the gym like a track star in a race, trying to get as many points as possible for my team in this game of kickball. I almost make it to home base when someone on my team kicks the ball like a wild ape and it gets caught by a giant sixth grader. As we are switching sides to play the outfield, the principal came in to yell at some boys who were acting just rowdy and pathetic. Once the principal

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    Baseball History

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    Boxing and Baseball they 're not easy sports to learn, but for some people it comes naturally. Many of today 's athletes dedicate their time to just get better and be the best. It 's just only competitive. Boxing is the art of the glove fist fighting between two opponents in an elevated ring-typically a square, canvas-covered mat

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    When life knocks you down to your knees the choice is up to you to pick yourself up or surrender. More often than not people tend to give up when they don’t get their way. In my case, I could not be more grateful for not getting my way. I was diagnosed with rotator cuff tendinitis in my right shoulder. The doctors told me I would have to do physical therapy if I wanted to get back to pitching for softball. I didn’t know it at the time, but this one injury would change almost every aspect of my life

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    Jennie Finch was an amazing softball player. From starting at the very young age of five, all the way to winning a gold medal in the Olympics; her softball career was quite successful start to finish. Finch has also created programs for young girls post Olympics and still continues to today. Finches softball career started at a very young age, it began soon after her fifth birthday when her parents signed her up for a T-Ball team. Throughout the years, she developed a strong love and passion for

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    It was a normal Saturday for my team, the Montgomery Rebels, at Lagoon Park, and there was not a cloud in the sky. My team and I were about to play a team called Triple Play (despite the name they could barely get a double play.) My coach, also known as my dad, came up to me and said, “Does your arm feel good?” Of course I responded, “Yes! “Well good, you are pitching this game.” I was elated. I absolutely, positively love to pitch. Even though this was a pool play game I was still happy because

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    Millions of kids grow up wanting to be baseball players. Even though the statistics of playing in the major leagues is not very high we all have a small part of us that thinks we can make it someday. If school baseball were to be cancelled there would be many kids that would become very lost. Baseball is a place for kids to gather, make new friends, stay fit, and even just to have fun. I also believe that baseball and even just sports in general, is a way for kids to stay out of trouble, creating

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    Baseball is one of the hardest sports to play in the world. Basketball, Volleyball, and Soccer are difficult sports to play as well. However, softball is considered by many to be easier than baseball. Softball has statistically been proven to be more difficult than baseball.      The first reason softball is harder than baseball is because of hitting. Most college softball pitchers pitch the ball up to 70 mph from 37 feet away, from that distance it takes the ball 0.35 seconds to cross the plate

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    Bob Klapisch's Opinion

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    In the Newsela article, “Opinion: Time for baseball to pick up the pace” by Bob Klapisch, the claim is that baseball games are taking way too long now. “ Sitting through nine innings, especially in the postseason, was a test of patience, if not one’s sanity” (Paragraph 1). The author stsaed the claim in the beginning and dusted it with lots of evidence. They even included some ways they could reduce the amount of time the baseball games take. “ As the commissioner told ESPN earlier in the year, “This

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    Bronchiectasis Conclusion

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    After completion of study , results of 70 patients with bronchiectasis have been analysed. Clinical data for all patients was reviewed and following observations and results were documented. Descriptive statistics like mean, standard deviation[SD] and percentage[%] were used to express the data. 1. GENDER DISTRIBUTION : TABLE-1 DISTRIBUTION OF STUDY GROUP BY GENDER GENDER NUMBER OF PATIENTS PERCENTAGE Males 42 60% Females 28 40%

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    Formal Observation Essay

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    An informal measure of fluency that the clinician utilized is the fluency charting grid from the Kenneth G. Shipley and Julie G. McAfee where she identified the number of disfluent and fluent productions that the client made during the speech sample. IV. RESULTS: The following results are based on the formal and informal assessments that were previously administered. A. Behavioral Observation Alexander’s behavior was observed throughout the whole evaluation by the clinician. The only sort of behavior

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    Logical Reasoning Theory

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    Practical one Logical reasoning and the effects of validity and ontology Abstract; This experiment explored whether individuals can reason logically, when presented with a set of syllogisms relating to ontology, regardless of ontological invalidity, when told to ignore ontology. 16 syllogisms were presented, half correct and half incorrect, participants were asked to score each syllogism as valid or invalid Within the design, there were 163 participants, the average age being 22 years and 8 months

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    There three different type of relief: low, high and lastly intaglio. Low relief also known as Bas relief. Low relief characterized by figures that are only slightly raised from the surface of the background. High relief: the figures in the sculptures are dramatically raised from the background. “Lastly, intaglio relief is created by having an image carved down below the surface of the sculpture. Last type of sculpture is freestanding or sculpture in the round is surrounded by space on all sides,

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