Number 42 (Step 2)
ReadOasis Step 2 (Part 1) Jackie Robinson -- Number 42 (Image Wikipedia) A man stepped onto the baseball field. He walked across the green grass. His black hands held onto a white baseball bat. He adjusted his blue hat to keep the sun from his eyes. And as he... Read more
Ichiro and the Kings of Baseball
ReadOasis Step 2 It often happens in sport. A player just knows he will bring his team the victory. Is this true for Ichiro, that baseball wonder from Japan? Many people doubted his powers during the 2009 World Baseball Classic (WBC). He struggled under the pressure. He failed many... Read more
Number 42 (Step 2)
ReadOasis Step 2 (Part 2) Today no players in the Major Leagues can wear Number 42. It's Jackie Robinson's number, and it tells a story. It says that all people deserve a fair chance, that racism is wrong, and that all people are created equal. Most of all, Number... Read more