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Baseball, like life, is full of successes and struggles oftentimes when we are at our lowest is when things can turn around if we are willing to persevere and never give in to defeat not only was i able to fight through those rough times in the minors and become a longtime starting pitcher in the big leagues,. Writing a college application essay about baseball doesn't require having some profound experience while playing the game the last thing my son wanted to do was to write an essay about how great of a baseball player he was (he wasn't) he ended up writing about the commonly used analogy about judges not making. Less than a year ago, rich hill was pitching for the long island ducks now, the 36-year-old lefty is one of the best pitchers in baseball he did it, in part, by copying a pitcher eight years his junior “a lot of people look at clayton kershaw and say, 'well, he's got a great fastball he must throw a lot of fastballs.
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