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1 Chieng-ming Wang’s Career By Group1: Leah, Lily, Raye, Jordan, Calvin Teacher: Tiffany Yen Zhong Zheng Senior High School Taipei, Taiwan

2 Outline Introduction 1.Wang’s Childhood 2.Performance in 2.Performance in Teenage Years Playing in the MLB 3.Common Tactics 4.Pitches Recent Situation 5.Recent injuries 6.Family life

3 Wang’s Childhood Studied in Tainan Chong Xue( 崇學 ) Elementary School His parents didn't approve of his playing baseball because he was thin and weak after elementary:168cm after junior high:180cm after senior high:190cm He never gave up although he often felt like vomiting during the practice.

4 Performance in Teenage Years entered Tainan Jiansing Junior High Schoolentered Tainan Jiansing Junior High School worked part-time in Tainan Municipal Baseball Stadium as a caddy after schoolworked part-time in Tainan Municipal Baseball Stadium as a caddy after school couldn’t pitch fast in high schoolcouldn’t pitch fast in high school Dr. Ying-Chieh Kao developed Wang's skillsDr. Ying-Chieh Kao developed Wang's skills impressive performance attractedimpressive performance attracted agents from other countries agents from other countries

5 PitchesFastball: most commonly usedmost commonly used surprises the batter with its fast speedsurprises the batter with its fast speed can reach a top speed of 157 kphcan reach a top speed of 157 kph two seam fastball and four seam fastballtwo seam fastball and four seam fastball an Achilles’ heelan Achilles’ heel

6 Pitches Slider: Slider: suddenly slides away from their original pathsuddenly slides away from their original path third fastest pitch in baseballthird fastest pitch in baseball can damage the pitchers arm if not thrown correctlycan damage the pitchers arm if not thrown correctly

7 Pitches Sinker: plummets sharply when close to the batterplummets sharply when close to the batter normally turns out to be a ground ballnormally turns out to be a ground ball hard to control, relatively uncommonhard to control, relatively uncommon

8 Pitches Curveball: adds more advantage to right-handed pitchersadds more advantage to right-handed pitchers snapping wrist and thumb downward when releasing the ballsnapping wrist and thumb downward when releasing the ball can easily cause injuriescan easily cause injuries to the pitchers arm to the pitchers arm

9 Common Tactics Type One: Strike out right-handed pitchers better against right-handed batterright-handed pitchers better against right-handed batter rely on catcher’s instructionrely on catcher’s instruction depend on catcher to look out for runnersdepend on catcher to look out for runners signal the pitcher to perform a pickoffsignal the pitcher to perform a pickoff

10 Common Tactics Type Two: Shift help of fieldershelp of fielders strong batter who might hit the ball toward one side of the courtstrong batter who might hit the ball toward one side of the court moving every fielder to the sidemoving every fielder to the side

11 Common Tactics Type Three: Ground Ball when batter batted a curve ballwhen batter batted a curve ball easy for the defending team to pick upeasy for the defending team to pick up fast reaction of basemanfast reaction of baseman

12 Common Tactics Type Four: Strong Batting First three only defensiveFirst three only defensive batters function like fire support in combatsbatters function like fire support in combats team may still win even if they lost some points to their rivalsteam may still win even if they lost some points to their rivals

13 Recent injuries first injured in 2008 during the competitionfirst injured in 2008 during the competition with Houston with Houston Diagnosed as LisfrancDiagnosed as Lisfranc (fracture and dislocation of the joints ) Spend almost half a year to recoverSpend almost half a year to recover Injured again in 2009 when fighting against Toronto Blue Birds ( right shoulder strain )Injured again in 2009 when fighting against Toronto Blue Birds ( right shoulder strain ) Still on the road to recovery right nowStill on the road to recovery right now http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fz2avrCjX08

14 Family Life Family Life married Chia-Ling Wu in 2007married Chia-Ling Wu in 2007 first child, Justin Jesse Wang, was born on June 16 th, 2009first child, Justin Jesse Wang, was born on June 16 th, 2009 weighed 3545 gramsweighed 3545 grams wishes his son to be a brokerwishes his son to be a broker doesn't want to give him toodoesn't want to give him too more pressure more pressure hopes to have a second childhopes to have a second child

15 References "baseball."Encyclopedia Britannica. 2009. Encyclopedia Britannica 2006 Ultimate Reference Suite DVD 16 Dec. 2009. Totally Baseball Web. 23 Dec 2009. http://library.thinkquest.org/J002934/Pitches.html “Baseball” Web. Baseball pitching Tactics." Web..

16 References Lo, Yi-hsiu. "Thriving in the Biggest Show of All." Common Wealth. 10 Jul 2008. Common Wealth, Web. 23 Dec 2009. http://video.cw.com.tw/pages/public/movie/player/tv_pl ayer.jspx?id=40288ae71ae2abb9011b01f3e6b5068b "Chien-ming wang injured" The birth order home page. 15 June, 2008. "Lisfrance" The birth order home page. 22 November, 2009.

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