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For star minor-league pitcher Caleb Harrison, the season hasn't even started, yet, but already, he's on his new coach's bad side. After a bar fight with a Texas senator's songets him arrested and lands him onthe front page of the newspaper, he's on probation with his strict, hard-nose coach. So...
A baseball game is played with 2 competing teams, each having 9 players in the field. The batting (hitting) team plays offense while the fielding (pitching) team goes on defense. They take turns in batting â€” with the visiting team normally the first â€” and when each team has had...
Short Story | Updated Apr 5, 2013 | Reads: 76 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Just an ordinary guy who can't get enough of watching countless baseball games and reading every imaginable baseball books but stopping short of playing the sport myself.
Short Story | Updated Mar 31, 2013 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
The real origins of baseball has been disputed since it became popular because of its similarities with other older games. A number of games are said to be early forms of baseball like â€œstool ballâ€, â€œround ballâ€ and â€œgoal ballâ€. The basic premise of each game...
Short Story | Updated Mar 27, 2013 | Reads: 60 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Any runners on base could try to advance on the next base on batted balls or while the pitcher is in the process of pitching the ball (a rare occurrence called stolen base).
The goal of the runner is to reach the fourth base or the home plate (thereby passing all the bases) in order to score a...
Short Story | Updated Mar 20, 2013 | Reads: 50 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
By Hunter Anderson
This is about me and my journey through college baseball and how I got through all the hardship.
Novel | Updated Mar 20, 2013 | Reads: 11 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
a poem about my favorite sport
Poetry | Updated Feb 25, 2013 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Baseball was first introduced to Cuba in 1860s by students who returned from the US and also from Western sailors docked in the nation. It quickly became popular and was spread widely.
In 1878, the Cuban League was established composed of 3 teams â€” Mantanzas, Habana, and Almendares...
Article | Updated Feb 18, 2013 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
When you start thinking about your Christmas tree more than dating, parties or life, you have a sinister problem.
By Bill Rayburn
A simple yet unique home for my baseball cap became the basis of a hilarious, un-scientific experiment in trying to explain human behavior.
Casey Hamilton has been the star of the team ever since 4th grade, and has always been committed to reaching her dream, even with all the doubters. Making it to the Olympics has been Casey's dream ever since she became a catcher. She has a quick throw, strong legs, and a hot bat that can be seen...
By Larry Donnell Fowler
Everyone agrees that there is need for bipartisanship in Washington DC, but just how do we get there?
Speaker Boehner, at least in theory, was close to a deal with President Obama in the first term, yet he couldnâ€™t sell it to his caucus. So what has changed? There are two things really.
A young kid in my town died from a freak accident in baseball. He went to lay down a bunt and got hit right in the chest, the ball hit right in the middle of a heart beat which cause him to go into cardiac arrest and died that night. This really got me to thinking about life. I really enjoy...
Poetry | Updated Oct 4, 2012 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
By Gavem Loffe
This is a cleaned up and edited version of 'Los And Emmett
Short Story | Updated Sep 29, 2012 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
By Robert Curreli
HDTV and sports - what could be better?