Literature - A player takes a walk Or managers and umpires...

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Baseball By James J. Metcalfe The game of baseball is the king Of all the games we play And it is one pursuit that is Distinctly U.S.A. The people swarm into the stands To watch their favorite teams And munch their hot dogs when their lungs Are not engaged in screams The pitcher hurls the horsehide and The batter gets a hit Or else the ball goes sailing and Some fielder smothers it A clever runner steals a base
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Unformatted text preview: A player takes a walk Or managers and umpires Decide to have a talk The crowd is gay or gloomy or Completely in suspense But it goes wild when someone knocks The ball beyond the fence. I like this poem because my favorite sport is baseball. This poem also reminds me of all the fun times I’ve had playing baseball – hitting triples, doubles, and even an inside the park homerun....
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This note was uploaded on 03/20/2011 for the course ENGLISH 001 taught by Professor Zao during the Spring '11 term at DeVry Plano.

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