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Personal Narrative-Life Ain 'T Fair'

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Life Ain’t Fair

3-2 count, bottom of the last inning, bases loaded; it’s tied 5-5 and Alex Casper’s on the mound; here’s the pitch….

Many people have said it… we all know it; but may just pay no attention to it; and just go on, feeling sorry for ourselves. “It’s not about how hard you hit…, it’s about how hard you can get hit and keep moving forward.”

Three years ago our 12u Green Bulldogs baseball team had come a long way in the state tournament, with me at the helm. Through this tournament I’ve been in the lead of my team absolutely ripping through the competition. We got the sixteen seed, and our next game would come up against the one seed.

We came in psyched and held our own going into the last inning, but leading to this we missed so many opportunities, but hey, life
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I came in feeling confident and I had their last hitters coming up, seven, eight, nine, and ten. They lead off the inning with a single. Now, their eight hitter steps in, and it’s a ground ball to third! We could turn two here, but the third baseman kicks the ball and everyone’s safe. But hey, life ain’t fair.

Here comes their nine hitter; and it’s another ground ball to third! But he bobbles it and then makes a wild throw to first! Everyone’s safe again; but hey, life ain’t fair. Then the ten batter steps in and bases are loaded. I throw the first five pitches and the count stands at 3-2. I take a deep breath and…
3-2 count, bottom of the last inning, bases loaded; it’s tied 5-5 and Alex Casper’s on the mound; here’s the pitch…. Sometimes things don’t go your way, but you gotta keep pushing no matter how hard you’re hit; because hey, life ain’t fair.

The ball traveled through the air for what seemed like minutes on end. The pitch, right down the middle, skims his jersey…. He took his base and the winning run walked home on a hit by
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