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  • 1. Sports in the USA (But different from last week)
  • 2. Baseball – Our National Pastime
    • 50 Million “Little League” Players (15 million play soccer)
    • 30 Major League teams each play 165 games a year
    • Hundreds of baseball idioms in the English language
  • 3. Rules
    • 9 players on defense
    • One batter
    • ‘Pitcher’ throws ball to batter, tries to get a strike-out
  • 4. History
    • Professional sport since around 1900
    • First Spanish player played in 1913, Al Cabrera, born in the Canary Islands
  • 5. Latinos in the Major Leagues
    • Over 30% of players are Latino
    • Most popular sport in the Caribbean
    • Teams have English/Spanish names
    Roberto Clemente – Pittsburgh Pirates
  • 6. Baseball Names
    • Different Styles of Translation
    • Los Vigilantes de Texas
    • Los Yanquis de Nueva York
    • Los Azulejos de Toronto
    • Los Mets de Nueva York
  • 7. Translate to Spanish
    • San Francisco Giants
    • Boston Red Sox
    • Detroit Tigers
    • Tampa Bay Rays
    • Toronto Blue Jays
    • Baltimore Orioles
    • Milwaukee Brewers
    • Seattle Mariners
  • 8. Translate to English
    • Los Nacionales de Washington
    • Los Marlines de Florida
    • Los Rojos de Cincinnati
    • Los Angelinos de Anaheim
    • Los Padres de San Diego
    • Los Reales de Kansas City
    • Los Bravos de Atlanta
  • 9. Weird Ones
    • Arizona Diamondbacks = Los Diamantes
    • Minnesota Twins = Los Mellizos
    • Philadelphia Phillies = Los Filis
    • Los Angeles Dodgers = Los Doyers
    • Chicago Cubs = Los Cachorros
  • 10. Baseball Idioms
    • Play ball
    • Ballpark
    • Pinch-hit
    • Go to bat for someone
    • Raincheck
    • Homerun
    • Team player
    • Take a swing at it
    • Strike out
  • 11. Baseball Idioms
    • Base System for romantic encounters
  • 12. Basketball
  • 13. Basketball Idioms
    • take a shot
    • Slam Dunk
    • Airball
    • Full-court press
  • 14. Basketball Slang
    • Shut Down
    • All Day
    • Make a Shot (Can, Cash, Nail, Swish, Drain, Sink)
    • Posterize
    • Gun
    • On Fire, Hot, Heating Up, Fuego, Caliente
  • 15. African-American Sports History
  • 16. African-American Sports History
  • 17. African-American Sports History
  • 18. Native American Sports History
    • Lacrosse, similar in rules to Hockey, except uses sticks with nets
  • 19. Lacrosse
    • Played for parties, to resolve problems, to heal sick, or prepare for war in Native American societies
    • Played on a field many miles wide (today field is 100 m)
  • 20. Iroquois National Team
    • Native American team, separate nation from the United States, with their own passports
    • One of the best teams in the world
    • Do Native American dances before their games
    • Passport wasn’t accepted by the EU for the 2010 finals, caused a scandal
  • 21. Iroquois National Team
  • 22. Iroquois National Team
  • 23. Wrestling – Real and Fake
  • 24. Quidditch
  • 25. Ultimate Frisbee
  • 26. Cue ball, cue stick
  • 27. pool
  • 28. club
  • 29. golf
  • 30. saddle
  • 31. Horseback Riding
  • 32. Shuttlecock
  • 33. badminton
  • 34. jockey
  • 35. Horseback riding
  • 36. outfielder
  • 37. Baseball
  • 38. infielder
  • 39. baseball
  • 40. midfielder
  • 41. soccer
  • 42. Left-fielder
  • 43. baseball
  • 44. Point guard
  • 45. basketball
  • 46. goalie
  • 47. soccer
  • 48. center
  • 49. Basketball, football
  • 50. striker
  • 51. soccer
  • 52. Small forward
  • 53. basketball
  • 54. Right halfback
  • 55. soccer
  • 56. tailback
  • 57. American football
  • 58. safety
  • 59. American football
  • 60. linebacker
  • 61. American football
  • 62. sweeper
  • 63. soccer
  • 64. wideout
  • 65. American football
  • 66. ring
  • 67. Boxing
  • 68. rink
  • 69. Ice hockey
  • 70. love
  • 71. tennis
  • 72. ace
  • 73. tennis
  • 74. Cleats
  • 75. Soccer, football
  • 76. paddle
  • 77. Ping-pong
  • 78. gloves
  • 79. boxing
  • 80. Protective pads
  • 81. Hockey, football, lacrosse
  • 82. bat
  • 83. baseball
  • 84. puck
  • 85. Ice hockey
  • 86. racket
  • 87. tennis