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2 Heroes of Baseball Heroes of Baseball A comparison of great players from the past and present.

3 Ted Williams VS Barry Bonds

4 Ted Williams’ Stats Career G AB H HR RBI AVG 19 years2,2927,7062, ,

5 Ted’s facts Gave up five years of his playing time to fight for the U.S. in two wars Dedicated his non-playing career to coaching Tried very hard to be the best he could

6 Barry Bonds’ Stats Career G AB HHR RBIAVG 22 years2,9869,8472, ,

7 Bonds’ facts Broke the homerun record Is suspected of using steroids Did not serve in the military

8 Stats compared Career G AB H HR RBIAVG 19 years2,2927,7062, , Career G AB H HR RBIAVG 22 years2,9869,8472, , Ted Williams Barry Bonds

9 Ted Williams Gave up five years of his playing time to fight for the U.S. in two wars Dedicated his non-playing career to coaching Tried very hard to be the best he could Barry Bonds Broke the homerun record Is suspected of using steroids Did not serve in the military Facts Compared

10 Ted Williams is better than Barry Bonds Barry had better statistics, but Ted was a better person Barry was sort of selfish, but Ted helped as much as he could My Claim

11 Rube Foster VS Bud Selig

12 Facts about Rube Started the first organized baseball league for African- Americans Was hissed at and spat at because his skin was black Wouldn’t stop trying

13 Facts about Bud Was commissioner of baseball when the players wouldn’t play in 1994 Was and is the person taking the heat for players taking drugs Is being told he is the “worst commissioner ever”

14 Rube Foster is a better administrative person Bud Selig got through one conflict but he won’t put his foot down now when players are taking drugs. Rube put his foot down right away when people said he couldn’t make a league for African-Americans. Bud tried to avoid conflict instead fight for what is right My Claim

15 Jackie Robinson is unique. The thing that he did is incomparable. He broke the color barrier and let other African-Americans play Major League baseball. Jackie

16 He wasn’t happy in the army when he couldn’t play baseball with them or use the same bathroom. He fought to let African- Americans have equal rights in the army. The Army

17 Paving The following events paved the way for African- Americans to play in Major League Baseball Rube Foster made the Negro League Jackie was discovered in the negro league Jackie broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball

18 Resources almanac.com/players/player.php?p=bondsba01 jpg baseball-almanac.com/articles/bud_selig_biography.shtml


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