Discussion of the Designated Hitter in BaseballThrough the years, baseball has inspired many a rivalry and controversy between fans. Heated rivalries include Yankees v Red Sox, Yankees v Mets, and Yankees v whichever team is on the field. There have been countless debates about where Babe Ruth was pointing or whether Steve Bartman should have even been reaching for that foul ball. While these are all heated discussions, no discussion in baseball is hotter than the debate over whether or not a team should use a designated hitter.Discussion of the Designated Hitter in Baseball by martypunker
To explain: There are nine players on the field when a team is playing defense. First, second, and third base; short stop; left, right, and center field; catcher; and pitcher. Major League Baseball (MLB) is divided into the National League (NL) and the American League (AL). In the NL, the nine defensive players make up the batting line-up (which batter goes next) when a team is on offense; in the AL, however, the ninth batter is called a “designated hitter” or and the pitcher does not have an at
The Wind and the WeedThe tumbleweed had recently detached itself from the roots that held it firmly to the ground. The hot desert sun roasted the tangled branches of the weed as the weed lay idly on a dusty sand trail. The trail snaked on seemingly forever, arising from the horizon and disappearing into nowhere.The Wind and the Weed by martypunker
The wind boisterously came swooping in from an easterly position and firmly grabbed hold of the tumbleweed's many branches, giving it a shove down the trail, sending it spinning and bumping over the trail's bumps, dips, and scattered rocks.
As the weed frolicked onward, it kicked up sand in its wake, sending it spraying behind it. The weed jumped quickly over small rocks in the sand and landed firmly on the other side, and the wind would shove it forward again, keeping its momentum going. Each pebble was a ramp of opportunity for a breeze to sweep the tumbleweed in its arms and roll it towards nowhere. Each fall was a chance for the tumbleweed to use its circumference to attempt to roll into the ho
dAd #devART HuntHey guys and girls of deviantART, as most of you know today is deviant Appreciation day better known as dAd. So in order to thank all the awesome deviants who pass through :#devart: we the MN@ Team are offering hunt that will take you through many of the users that frequent :#devart:.dAd #devART Hunt by shuttermonkey
Below you will find two lists one containing 20 images. These are fragments that have been stolen from images in users galleries and its up to you to figure out using the list of user names that follows, which fragment belongs to which user.
is a fragment of so the answer would be Tachy-on
All you need to do is figure out who, out of the list of deviants this fragment belongs to and note me by 12 midnight PST, with the answers numbered 1 - 20 in the order as they appear starting with one in the top left hand corner and ending with twenty in the bottom right.
squible, bellchild, SteveO526, Oukan, :devbo
dAD - Recognizing Deviousness Award RecipientsThe Deviousness Award is an accolade which is traditionally handed out on the 1st of every month to one trully outstanding deviant. Starting in October, I'll be providing you with a monthly celebration of each winner. Meanwhile, in celebration of deviant's Appreciation Day 2008, let's take a look back at the winners of our monthly deviousness awards so far this year.dAD - Recognizing Deviousness Award Recipients by fourteenthstar
January - DanLuVisiArt
One of the most fascinating things one can do on this site is watch the journey of an artist as they progress and refine their craft through nothing more than sheer hard work and perseverance. DanLuVisiArt began here almost 6 years ago now, and is just such an artist. Never one for the easy route or the shortcut, he has pushed himself non stop and improves constantly, and never stops and thinks he's as good as he needs to be. For him there is no stopping point, there is just growth and learning. In addition to his dedication to his craft, he is also a funny guy and completely approachable, off