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    Ted Williams vs. Ty Cobb

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    sportswriters ran a small blurb announcing the arrival of a Detroit Tigers rookie, Ty Cobb. They stated, “Cobb left the South Atlantic League with a batting average of .328. He will not pile up anything like that in this league, and he doesn’t expect to” (Allen 177). Their prediction ironically rung true. Cobb hit better than their projected .328 batting average twenty times in his twenty four seasons (McCallum 217). Tyrus Raymond Cobb’s prolific career leads many fans and historians to believe that

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    important except in the impact it has on other lives.” Jackie Robinson went through many struggles from whites, since he was the first black baseball player. Robinson was an excellent ball player who exceeded at every level. He had a magnificent Batting Average and spoke against racism. Robinson played while dealing with threats from fans and other teams. Jackie Robinson, the first black baseball player, set many records and legacies for Americans to think about. Career Jackie Robinson had a fascinating

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    the Brewers lost the game. Even after reaching that milestone his Hall of Fame credentials were questioned by the media. The one fact that is pionted out most oftern is the fact that his .287 lifetime batting average is second lowest in the 3000 hit club. Only Carl Yastremsky, whose lifetime average was .285, is lower. They are also quick to point out he went to only 3 all-star games in his 19 year career, and he has never veen considered one of the games best players. But one sports writer says

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    time. He has three batting titles and has been to six All-Star games. His name is Joe Mauer. Mauer made his MLB debut for the Twins in 2003, but only played in three games because of a leg injury. His first really good season was in 2006, when he hit .347 with a .429 OBP and hit 13 home runs with 84 RBIs. This was his first ever batting title. In 2007, he was injured for a couple months of the season, while his average dipped to .293. He 2008, he rebounded with a .328 batting average with a .413 OBP

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    field. He finished his Minor League career with a .379 batting average in 87 games, 26 home runs and 94 RBIs. Stan was taking off in the Majors and becoming a team leader and starting to get more and more well known. He finished his rookie year with only 47 at bats, 8 runs, 20 hits, one home run, seven RBIs and an amazing .426 batting average. He finished 1942 with with 467 at bats, 87 runs, 147 hits, 10 home runs, 72 RBIs and a .315 batting average. 1943 was his best season he ever had. He finished

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    data

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    watch their favourite baseball teams from the comfort of their own homes as they watch their favourite players step up to the plate. In the past season the MLB has an attendance record of over 74 million people with the LA Dodgers having the highest average attendance record of over 46, 000 people per game. On the other hand the MLB has had some history of racism as teams up until the mid-20th century, would not allow black people play in the MLB. This forced the black people in the US to create the

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    using steroids at the time (Coakley). If what Canseco said is one hundred percent true, how could you discredit the accolades of a player for taking steroids if everyone else was as well? Eighty five percent of the league doesn’t just include the average players in the league that includes the stars of the league as well. Many of baseball’s biggest stars in the mid 80’s to early 90’s that are in the Hall of Fame now could have been using steroids at the time. But, since steroids were not banned until

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    Self Confidence Essay

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    and performance. With a well ranged survey to present to the players and coaches of the FIU Baseball team, we had the opportunity to take away information from coaching, teaching, and actual competing in athletic contests. The project included data averages from coaches, managers, and players leading age differences to be a significant factor in our results. This also gave us different views on the answers to certain

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    Roberto Clemente

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    he signed with Montreal's Triple A team. Clemente joined the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1955, where he played his entire eighteen year Major League Baseball career from 1955 to 1972. Roberto played in two World Series, batting .310 in 1960 and .414 in 1971. He was the National League Batting Champion four times, was awarded twelve Gold Gloves, selected National League MVP in 1966 and was chosen as the MVP in the 1971 World Series. He was also a 12 time National League All-Star. Throughout his career

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    Shoeless Joe Jackson

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    baseball’s all time greatest hitters, achieved many historical goals. His average during the 1919 World Series is one way that proves his innocence. In 1911, Jackson finished with an average which still stands as a Cleveland team record. (Fleitz, 2006) During the 1917 series, Joe batted a career low due to injuries. ( Frommer, 76) Although Joseph Jefferson Jackson finished seasons with tremendous batting averages, he never won a batting title. (Frommer, 168) Even though Jackson obtained an amazing ba

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