November 18, 2012
Comparison and contrast essay
Topic: Baseball vs. Basketball
No matter what day it is everyone always wants to watch some kind of sport, and the two most favorite sports are baseball and basketball. These two sports have made millions upon millions of dollars. Baseball is known to be Americans sport. Basketball is played throughout the entire world. The games of baseball and basketball have similarities and differences, such as uniforms, teams/games and their playing conditions.
First, the games of baseball and basketball have similarities and differences such as uniforms. The first similarity is they both have a nice logo on the jersey with their number on it. Another way they are similar is that they both have to tuck their shirts in or they will get in trouble. These two sports have differences as well, for instance baseball they have to wear pants because they have to slide, but in basketball they have to wear shorts to make it easier to run down the court in. Another way they differ is that baseball can either use t-shirts as their jerseys or a satin jersey material, whereas basketball will mostly always use actually jerseys. In baseball all players wear long socks to help protect their legs as they slide. Basketball players usually wear short socks, but there are some that like to wear long socks, also in basketball some players like to wear arm sleeves to keep their arm warmed up. Because baseball is dangerous, most guys wear protective equipment below their waste. In basketball they usually do not wear protective equipment. Another way they differ is that in baseball they all wear hats to protect their eyes from the sun expect the catcher because he has a protective helmet on. In basketball some players like to wear headbands to keep the sweat from their heads getting into their eyes.
Second, the games of baseball and basketball have similarities and differences such as their teams/games. Similarly, they are both coached by...