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    There is a pattern of miscommunication in the Who’s on First skit by Abbott and Costello. The premise of the skit is, that Abbott is identifying the players on a baseball team for Costello. Yet, their names or nicknames can be interpreted as non-responsive answers from Abbott by Costello. For example, when Costello asked the question who’s on first. Abbott answers him with the name of the first baseman ‘Who’. Since the ball players have funny names such as Who, Costello becomes frustrated, angry

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    Conquering My Fears

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    were two runners on. Sweat was dripping down my face, and my heart was racing. I started the pendulum motion of my arm, brought my arm forward, and released my grip on the ball. The bat met the ball and the ball was lofted into the air. Our first baseman, Sherri Muncie, planted herself beneath the ball, raised her mitt, and caught the ball. In unison, the team let out a loud, reverberating yell of triumph. We all raced to our water cooler and ran after my dad. A torrent of water flooded over

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    Francisco Giants to decide who would win the National League West. In the clubhouse, the room was full of uncertainty and more than a scintilla of fear. “I’m so nervous!” exclaimed rookie Chad Corbin. “Don’t worry,” the first baseman, Lawrence Slade said. “You’ll do fine. I remember my first game,” recalled Garrett Flynn, “I came up with the bases loaded in the sixth. I got a great pitch and crushed it. It went into the gap and I got a triple out of it.” “Okay guys,” the Dodger manager, Toe Jorre said

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    pieces of phrases like “come on it’s just the first day” and “how about no”. I stood drinking in every word and ignoring their muttered curses. I had never played softball and was determined to learn as much as I possibly could about the game. Coach McGownd asked us to go to a position we thought we might want to play. I ventured across the field and stood by first base. My parents and a few of my friends had told me that I would make a good first baseman so that seemed like the best choice to me.

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    First base is one of the most important positions on the infield. Other than the pitcher and the catcher the first baseman has the most contact with the ball. For people who want to play first base professionally there is not much information on how to get there physically and mentally. If a baseball player wants to be a true contender he must have his nutritional, physical, and emotional health in order. This essay will explain why first base is important and the factors of personal health are important

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    The Fundementals of Baseball

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    A man once stated, "You can have all the physical ability in the world, but you still have to know the fundamentals" (“Fundamentals Quotes”). The greatest and most talented players' in the world still have to learn and know the fundamentals to play the game. Fundamentals are the simple basics of the sport and explain how to play the game. The important fundamentals of baseball include hitting, fielding, throwing, and also base running. Many people believe that hitting is where to begin, according

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    In The Big Field, author Mike Lupica explores the theme, "Success uses motivation as fuel." Lupica portrays this theme through the main character, Hutch. Throughout the entire book, Hutch, a young boy that has just recently joined a highly talented baseball team, displays moments that exemplify this main theme. Hutch and his team have a chance to play in the stadium of the Miami Marlins, a Major League Baseball team, as long as they can keep winning games and advancing through a challenging tournament;

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    behavior and attitude. By introducing what the basic theme of the book is, Stephen Covey then discloses the seven habits. The Seven Habits • Be Proactive • Begin With the End in Mind • Put First Thing First • Think Win-Win • Seek First To Understand, Then To Be Understood • Synergize • Sharpen Your Saw The first three habits reflect how a person should become independent rather than depending on others. 1) Be Proactive In this case, proactive refers to taking initiative on our life. By having control

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    Habits. When the witches foretold of his destiny, Macbeth did not Begin with the End in Mind. Hewas not proactive in helping his destiny come to pass, having his wife actually scheme to assassinate King Duncan. He did not follow the habit: "Seek First to Understand, Then to be Understood". He never tried to understand anything. He just followed what his wife told him to do. When he thought that there was a threat to his position he would do anything, included cold-blooded murder, to alleviate the

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    Habits which are foundational to effectiveness. He argues that the Habits listed under these three areas are universal, akin to the Laws of Physics, and that anyone following them will move toward greater effectiveness. This review will look at the first two habits, Be Proactive & Begin with the End in Mind, to examine whether the Habits can, in themselves, restore ineffective people to effective living. The review will study Covey’s premises from the perspective of Biblical worldview and personal

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