We’re going to get through this together one day at a time, but for now make sure you are doing your part to keep not only yourself, but other fellow athletes motivated and hungry. Just because our season has stopped, doesn’t mean the grind has.
The Players' Journal
Jackie robinson’s values (PROMPT)
Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in baseball and went on to fight for equality and justice beyond the field. His life and career exemplify nine values that can guide us all to live well and make a difference in the world: courage, determination, teamwork, persistence, integrity, citizenship, justice, commitment, excellence. How do these values guide you?
Effa Manley’s Aid to the Negro Baseball League
Effa was the first, and remains the only, woman inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
A Letter to my former self…
High school is a period of time where you can start to write your own story and create your own path, and I wrote down some of the things I learned while I was creating mine.
Have fun and become a legend!
When I started playing League, I’d always choose Riven because she looked cool…no other reason needed. My first 30 games I would get utterly eviscerated.
Small things that can make isolation easier
The process of setting a time and sticking to it has made a world of difference with my productivity as I can work with much more focus and confidence when I’m not burdened by anything else going on at that moment.
Jackie Robinson’s Words Can Still Guide Us
I grew up in an environment that was full of different people of color, race, and wealth. I believe in treating everyone with respect and not judging anyone by appearance.
Writers: The real mvp
In my eyes, the task attributed to journalists and media personnel is as challenging as the one players and coaches face. It is the job of the media to make these larger than life personalities accessible to every sports fan in the world.
The Silver Linings
All the hope and expectation that my teammates and I had built before the season was suddenly washed away by a wave of regulations and precautions put into effect because of the COVID outbreak.
Why am I so angry?
I have been so angry these past two weeks. I understand that the world is going through hard times and that there are people suffering. I am grateful for my family and that they have […]
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