Baseball Essay Topics

“Thank You M’am” by Langston Hughes

“Thank You M’am” by Langston Hughes is a story of a middle-aged woman, Mrs. Jones, meets with a boy, Roger, who attempts to steal money from her. Anyway before she got robbed, she catches the boy and chooses to give him a lesson of his life. Mrs. Jones is presented as a thoughtful, trustful and… View Article

Boston Red Sox Management Report

The Boston Red Sox are a privately owned organization located in the Kenmore Square part of the city. The team plays at Fenway Park, located at 4 Yawkey Way in Boston. The Red Sox Front Offices are also located at Fenway Park. The park is currently celebrating its one-hundredth year, and is the oldest park… View Article

ADA Sports Management

The ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) has changed the way wherein open organizations offer recreational activities. My paper will assess the privileges of the disabled individual who might want to take an interest in recreational sport under their rights given by the ADA. My paper will likewise talk about past models and court evaluations that… View Article

Segregation in Sports

Back in 1947 racism was apparent through our country’s various laws oppressing different minority groups. Jackie Robinson witnessed this oppression during his amazing battle with segregation while being the first African American to play professional baseball. He was called derogatory names, fans threw things at him, and he had to deal with a world against… View Article

Should We Pay College Athletes

Should we pay college athletes? That is a big topic in NCAA sports right now. People think that college athletes work hard and that they deserve to get paid. Michael Wilbon is one of these people. At first he was against paying college athletes, but now he is all for it. He says that he… View Article

Steroids in the World of Sports

During the 1930s, scientists discovered that anabolic steroids could help the growth of muscle in laboratory animals, which led to abuse of these drugs by bodybuilders and weightlifters and then by athletes in other sports. Ever since the beginning of sports there has been different techniques used in order to gain an edge over opponents…. View Article

A Summary on Softball

* Been a big part of my life since I was a little girl. I started out playing t-ball. * I have always loved it. * It is something I do for myself. I have played for 13 years. * Softball didn’t get its name until 1926. Before that it was referred to as ladies’… View Article

How Stan Musial Has Made Me Become a Better Person

When you think of the All-Time greatest Major League baseball players who do you think of? I’m sure Babe Ruth, Willie Mays, and Lou Gehrig come to mind. All of these players are considered to be the greatest to ever play the game but there is one legend that a lot of people over look… View Article

Satchel Paige

Leroy “Satchel” Paige acquired his name because he carried suitcases and satchels for passengers at the Union Station in Mobile, Alabama. Satchel was a famous African American forced to play in his own league, separate from whites. Satchel received his reputation because he was a natural born athlete. He live up to his reputation because… View Article

The Sports Business as a Labor Market Laboratory

1) The article “The Sports Business as a Labor Market Laboratory,” by Lawrence M. Kahn focuses on data on the rise and fall of rival sports leagues and the granting of free agency rights in professional sports and other things. I read pages seventy-five to eighty-three of the article. Overall, sports owners are a small… View Article

Yankee Pride or Damn Yankee

The word Yankee has a different meaning for many of us. Some use it as a derisive term to hurt ones feelings, others use it proudly as an expression of patriotism. It is a struggle that has ensued since America began to be colonized. Where the word Yankee originated has been debated for many years…. View Article

Barry Bonds

Barry Bonds is the best baseball player of all time. Even before people accused him of using steroids, Bonds accomplished things on the baseball field that most can only dream of. Bonds started his career in the National League in 1986, as a member of the Pittsburg Pirates. His first four years in the League… View Article

Doping in Sports

Steroids are a bigger problem now then they’ve ever have been. They’ve always been a problem but they’ve been incognito to the public eye. The New York Times bring up a troubling issue that’s been going on for years and that is the misuse of steroids in professional level sports. The New York Times recently… View Article

Multiple Regression Analysis Fan Attendance for Major League Baseball

Individuals with the desire and resources to own a Major League Baseball team have much more to investigate than the simple choice of logo and mascot. Baseball is a business that is primarily reliant on labor and the capability of that labor to generate revenues. A team’s success is determined not by wins and losses,… View Article

Baseball Season

This season has been a lot different for Baltimore Orioles fans, where finally the Orioles are in contention to make their first ever MLB playoffs since 1997. The Orioles are playing some great baseball in September and are looking like a playoff team that can win it all. Last night the O’s played the Boston… View Article

Baseball: Salary Cap and Free Agency

Major Developments of Labor-Management Relations in Baseball Major League Baseball (MLB) has a long history of negotiations between players and owners dating back to 1968 with the first successful bargaining agreement to increase the minimum salary for players. The Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) was created in 1953 by the players to advocate for… View Article

Physics of Baseball

The sport of baseball has been around for over two hundred years, roughly since the 1800s. Invented by a man named Alexander Cartwright. It is known as “Americas past time. ” Baseball is the national sport of the USA. The first baseball game played was in New York on June 19, 1845. And is played… View Article

The History of Softball

The history of softball all starts in Chicago on Thanksgiving Day 1887. A group of about twenty guys gathered in a gymnasium to hear the score of the Harvard vs. Yale football game. After the guys heard that Yale had won the game one of them picked up an old boxing glove and threw it… View Article

A Day at the Baseball Park

I have never been in a Major League Baseball Park, but I do have been at my brothers’ baseball games. It might not be the same as a MLB baseball park, but I think it’s better because I went to give support to my brother. I know that he knowing the family is there he… View Article

Roberto Clemente

A dazzling baseball superstar of surpassing skills, Roberto Clemente (1934-1972) was the first great Latin American player to captivate the major leagues. His life was cut short when his plane, delivering relief supplies to earthquake-devastated Nicaragua, crashed on the last day of 1972. A Puerto Rican national hero, Hall of Fame outfielder Roberto Clemente spent… View Article

Watching a Cricket Match

One day I watched a one day cricket match played between the Dave Higher Secondary School’s senior boys team and our school team. There was a large number of audience. It was quiet sunny. It was half an hour for the match to start but the stands and the galleries were almost full. The match… View Article

Let Steroids into the Hall of Fame

1. According to Chafets, how widespread is a drug abuse among professional baseball players? In the text, Chafets writes about how and when the use of this types of drugs were found in baseball players. Athletes would find whatever that increases their performance and healing period. Athletes live under the pressure to win the match,… View Article

Jackie Robinson and the Color Barrier

When Brooklyn Dodgers first baseman Jackie Robinson stepped onto Ebbets Field in the first inning of a game against the Boston Braves on April 15th, 1947, he became the first Black player in the Major Leagues since 1884, when catcher Moses Walker played in 42 games for the Toledo Blue Stockings (Light 119). For the… View Article

Rhetorical Devices

The definition of an anecdote is a story that is very short that either explains or emphasizes a point that is trying to be made. In my speech when I was explaining that soccer has affected the paths that my life has taken including schools and friends, I used the short story of getting recruited… View Article

Baseball Stadium Descriptive

My first trip to a baseball stadium was an experience that will make a long lasting impression on me. Having played on a little league team and having the experiences of playing on a little league field, it is nothing compared to what I saw the first time. It was a night game in the… View Article

Newspaper article

The Pirates put out an amazing playoff season, this year having been the first year in the playoffs since 1992, but on October 9, 2013 they lost to the St. Louis Cardinals ending their amazing playoff season. In their last playoff game in St. Louis the Pirates lost 6-1 to the Cardinals, ending the season…. View Article

“The Rookie Arrives” by Thomas J. Dygard

To be successful will take a lot of hard work and practice people that are successful do not happen overnight. In the story The Rookie Arrives, the protagonist Ted Bell has his dream come true when he plays for a major league baseball team. He demonstrates that no one would stop him from achieving his…. View Article

Jackie Robinson: Overcoming Adversity

Jackie Robinson, the first African-American in Baseball, transformed the face of American sports forever. Not only was he an outstanding athlete, but with the help of Branch Ricky, owner of Brooklyn Dodgers, they worked for reforms in the sports community. April 15, 1947 is the day that one of the most important events in American… View Article

Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

There are many examples in the Catcher in the Rye, that show Holden’s hate toward the idea of losing innocence. Holden mentions a lot about children, his love for them and how he wants to save their innocence. He seems to relate more to people younger than him, whether they are male of female. He… View Article

Materialism in “Fifth Business” by Robertson Davies

Life embodies those whose dreams are involve success. For this definition in Shoeless Joe, by W.P. Kinsella, Ray lives a fulfilled existence by following his dreams and pursuing the idealistic path. He helps others fulfill their meaning of life by traveling miles to find them and to bring them back to his field of dreams…. View Article