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    Baseball Treasure My journey began, not too long ago, when my father got sick. Leaving me with his cherished baseball cards. Let’s take it back twenty years or so, my father was a baseball fanatic to say the least. For our daddy daughter dates, he would take me to the Texas Rangers games. We would get decked out it red and blue to show pride in our team. Once we even went are far as to paint our faces which was completely out of the ordinary for my dad. I can still hear the sounds as if I am sitting

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    The History of Baseball Cards Baseball cards have a very broad history. In the beginning, god made man. Then, man produced... the baseball card. From 1887 to the present, billions of baseball cards have been produced. Some cards are valued at ten cents, while others, are valued at over one hundred thousand dollars. Since 1887, Baseball cards have been a major part of many people's lives. The Beginning of the baseball card-collecting era would lead cards to a path of greatness and immortality. The

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    I Will Be a Writer

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    writing, that is by no means my only interest. I work in a baseball card and comic book shop, and have been collecting baseball cards since I was five years old. I think I could perhaps write for one of the major trade magazines, a job that wouldn't reach as large an audience as a newspaper but would allow me to combine two of my loves. I also have considered a career in sports writing, owing mostly to my love of the Chicago Cubs and baseball in general. I fear that writing solely so other people

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    bleachers to the outfield. Softball and baseball are team sports which both require an umpire and a diamond shaped field. All players are important. Most aspects of the games are the same. Each team has only nine players on the field at nine different positions. Each inning ends when there are three outs. Baseball generally consists of nine innings, whereas softball usually is played in seven innings. People think that softball is not as tough as baseball because they think that softball is a soft

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    proved to be baseball. Although it actually began in the early 1800’s as an American variant of the English sport of “Rounders”, baseball was laid back and spontaneous initially, as rules would vary regionally. A more established form of baseball came into play with the creation of the present-day baseball field designed by Alexander Cartwright. Cartwright and his teammates from the New York Knickerbocker Base Ball Club also conceived the initial regulations of the sport of baseball.

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    How Athletes Are Overpaid

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    How much of an importance involving productivity do athletes have on today’s society? Whether they have little to none, their contracts and endorsements tend to say otherwise. For example, David Beckham, a retired Los Angeles Galaxy soccer player, has received a forty-eight million dollar career total, while a GS-13 level astronaut makes roughly one hundred-thousand dollars a year (APAO, 1). Some say that athletes earn their money just as we do, but that is not so apparent. Another example is how

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    The Open Box Problem

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    as possible for any given rectangular sheet of card. The problem itself is simple, an open box is made from a sheet of card, identical squares are then cut off each of the four corners, the sheet is then folded to make box. It is my aim to find out the maximum square cut which gives me the maximum volume box. [IMAGE] [IMAGE] [IMAGE] Strategy 1. Try to find the size of cut-out that will give me the maximum volume of a piece of card 6cm x 6cm, progressing onto algebra. 2. Look

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    National ID Card

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    National ID Card There has been much discussion over the issue of a national ID card. Can it guarantee national security? Can it even improve the current state of security in the US? Is implementation feasible? Is it an invasion of privacy? These are just a few of the questions that surround the issue of a national ID. The scene that the NID evokes in me is from the movies of the forties and fifties. The security officials from some eastern European country move from passenger to passenger

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    retailers in the UK. It dispenses medicines and sells healthcare products such as toiletries and drugs. Recently it has started to offer health and beauty services such as laser eye treatment, dentistry and nail bars. The Boots Advantage Card scheme has almost 14 million members and gives Boots useful information about what customers buy. Boots has a very wide range of customers because of all the different products it sells, although women are particularly attracted to Boots

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    Our Reliance on Computers

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    punched cards were used by the loom to create geometric patterns. Aside from producing beautiful patterns, the punched cards were later modified to become the main form of computer input. The system of punch cards led to the first successful semi-automated computer, a punch-card tabulating machine invented during the 1880s by American Herman Hollerith. It was used to tabulate the results of the U.S. census. Each punch card contained the data of each individual. Operators fed the countless cards into

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