Personal Narrative: A Baseball Game

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Narration A famous New York Yankee once said “Baseball was, is, and always will be to me the best game in the world” (Ruth). Babe Ruth had a love for baseball similar to the love I have for the game. I was ten years old when I went to my first major league baseball game. A baseball game is simply a nervous breakdown divided into nine innings. The experience was clamorous, pungent, and intense. Before I even arrived, I got an idea of how enormous Yankee Stadium was by observing all the people around me. Everyone was in their game day attire. Imagine 50,000 people casually talking simultaneously. While the game was going on, there were numerous times when the crowd and myself got loud to express our excitement. The crowd was like the music in a movie. I could tell if something positive happened without watching the game based on the crowd’s reactions. It worked in reverse as well. They had no problem expressing their dislike toward a home run hit by the opposing team. There were more factors than just the crowd that contributed to the volume. Throughout the game, stadium associates were walking through the stands selling beer, cotton candy, and cracker jacks. What is a baseball game without cracker jacks? There was…show more content…
Luckily, the game I went to was a victory for them. Although it was a victory, they weren’t winning the whole time. The game started slow with the first few innings ending with no hits, no runs, and no errors. It was about the fourth inning when both teams started coming alive by producing single and doubles. While the game was close, I was intensely focusing. I felt like I was a member of the team. I wanted to continue to see hits instead of errors or pitching struggles. The seventh inning was when the Yankees got a comfortable lead. They were ahead by four with a solid defense to hold the lead. It was a great feeling to actually be there watching the game. When the game was over, everyone had smiles and was

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