Baseball Anthology Essay Research Paper ANALYSIS OF

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Baseball Anthology Essay, Research Paper ANALYSIS OF BASEBALL It’s about Ball fits the ball, mitt, but the bat not all and the mitt. the time. Ball hits 5 Sometimes 35 bat, or it ball gets hit hits mitt. (pow) when bat Bat doesn’t meets it, hit ball, bat and sails meets it. 10 to a place 40 Ball bounces where mitt off bat, flies has to quit air, or thuds in disgrace. ground (dud) That’s about or it 15 the bases 45 fits mitt. loaded, about 40,000 Bat waits fans exploded. for ball to mate. It’s about Ball hates 20 the ball, 50 to take bat’s the bat, bait. Ball the mitt, flirts, bat’s the bases late, don’t and the fans. keep the date.25 It’s done 55 Ball goes in on a diamond metonomy (thwack) to mitt, and for fun. and goes out It’s about (thwack) back home, and

it’s to mitt. 30 about run. 60 In my opinion this poem is explaining the game of baseball. This poem tells you how, where and what the game is all about. the title explains it all. I chose this poem because the reader should know what baseball is and what the fundamentals of baseball are. POEM ABOUT BASEBALL Baseball is a game, It has a Hall of Fame. In Cooperstown its there, Getting in is so rare. Playing in the late 1800’s, 5 In front of crowds that were smaller than a hundred. Baseball started in a very way, people need to know how to play. The Hall of fameis where all the greats are enshrined, (Allusion) To hear their stories and tales can take a lotta time. 10 To understand baseball is not very tough, And if you love the game, you can never get enough. This poem that I

wrote is about how baseball started and how the Hall of Fame came about. I wrote this poem with help of my older brother Allan which I dedicate this anthology to. THE BASEBALL I see it rise a to conquer space b like a rocket c simile in a race. b It hovers at a 5 the peak of flight b quatrain almost past c my range of sight- b Then a Down it dives a 10 by air’s command b to make a landing c in my hand. b This poem is describing a fly ball that someone caught. It is describing what it does from the point it meets with the bat to when it lands into the glove. I chose this poem because this is the best way that you can describe a fly ball. PLAYING OUTFIELD The baseball drops into your glove, Sounds like…Thunk!(or Plunk? or Plop?Whop?)… but stays, Sounds like…another sunny

day, Dust, sweat shivering down, 5 Clothes plastered to your skin, THIRST…………………. Sounds like you caught a flier, The other side’s out, And your team leads, 10 Everybody’s yelling like crazy, HOORAY! water, please… This poem is telling you of a player that caught a homerun. It describes of how he is sweating out there and is so hot but he still managed to run and jump over the wall to catch the homerun for an out. He is a hero for saving the win. I chose this poem because I like how it show how hard a ball player try to win and save the game eventhough it is unbearable to be outside. HERO Hit a huge drive to centerfield for an out, a three-run homer one handed 5 synecdoche into the bleachers, got on with an error, and almost tore Joe Pepitone’s head 10 off

with a line dive single. This poem is talking about a player, Jackie Robinson, that was a hero for his team. He did everything that he could have done to win the game. If you put the ball in play you have done your job. I chose this poem because in the sport of baseball if you do what you got to do you can win the game. OVERDOG Overdog Johnson is a guy who always wins but hardly tries. Pitcher sails it. Johnson nails it. 5 Whack! Homerun! Pitcher steams it. Johnson creams it. Thwack! 10 Homerun! Pitcher smokes it. Johnson pokes it. Smack! Homerun! 15 Pitcher fires it. Johnson wires it. Crack! Ho-hum. This poem is talking about a professional baseball player, “Overdog” Johnson. It is saying that he is always a winner. When he is up to bat he hits whatever comes in the hitting