Before any game begins, an umpire must utter the famous words “Play Ball!”
The definition of play is defined as "engaged in an activity for enjoyment and recreation rather than a serious or practical purpose."
We are told to play with a ball. Play the game and have fun.
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In order for a ballplayer to have a successful career, it is important to remember all the exterior factors that go into that success.
Multiple World Series champion Curt Schilling stated that “baseball is not a game you can achieve individually.”
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Legendary Detroit Tigers broadcaster Ernie Harwell stated that “Baseball is a lot like life. It’s a day-to-day existence, full of ups and downs. You make the most of your opportunities in baseball as you do in life.”
Ernie Harwell like any person who has been involved with the game for … [Read More...]
A game played in the dirt. A game so engrossed in getting dirty that old time visiting baseball uniforms were originally dark colors that would hide the dirt because when players were on the road they could not launder their clothes.
Thus we have home whites and road greys.
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