Angry Birds Online & Other Interesting Games

Angry Birds Online - The teams were picked and the line ups were announced. I was batting third. I
could not wait to hit. Hitting to me was like eating for a fat man with a tape worm. I lived for the
experience. I knew even before I batted that I would get a hit. I was so young and cocky! After the first
two guys on my team made outs, I strolled up to the plate, as confident as Babe Ruth - pointing to
center field in the 1934 World Series when he called his famous home run. Digging in and sneering at
Donnie, I was determined to smack that pill. First pitch was a high and tight fastball.

 I got out of the batter’s box and stared at Donnie. I was thinking fastball for his next offering. I was
right. The ball came in so big. I could see the red seams on the ball. Boom! I connected on that real
sweet spot on the bat. All batters love that sound. That crack that sounds so solid. Pitchers hang their
heads when they hear that noise. It’s like the strike of chalk on a backboard, they hate it. The ball
jumped off my bat and sailed over the left and centerfielder’s heads. It was a shot and a half. As I
rounded the bases I got a glimpse of Mr. Ginsburg, the high school coach, watching me round the bases.
This was Major League stuff.

Gazing at Donnie, I thought how much more determined he looked, as I went to bat for the second time.
His brow was crimped and his eyes were staring. With a runner on first he was pitching from the stretch.
His leg glided toward home his arm raised high, he flung the ball at me. I do not know what kind of pitch
he threw. What I do know is that I hit a rocket about 15 feet over the third baseman’s head down the
left field line. As the ball rolled and rolled I scampered around the bases as if I was being chased by some
animal. I saw home plate in my head as I ran. And as I rounded second base I again saw Coach Ginsburg
now watching the outfielders race after the ball. I hit third base with authority and sped home for my
second round tripper in two at bats. My teammates congratulated me. The stands were buzzing again. I
remember my friends jumping up and down with big smiles on their faces. Angry Birds Online

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