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  • Mekasa says:
    Feb 05,  · Casey at the Bat (), illustrated by Dan Sayre Groesbeck Casey at the Bat in Famous Single Poems () by Burton Egbert Stevenson Included in Chapter 3 of Once a Clown, Always a Clown () by DeWolf Hopper.
  • Dakasa says:
    'Casey at the Bat: A Ballad of the Republic Sung in ' is the full title of an American poem written by Ernest Lawrence Thayer. The poem tells the story of the final half-inning of a baseball.
  • Mezitaxe says:
    Casey at the Bat is a poem by Ernest Lawrence Thayer (), first published in the San Francisco Examiner on June 3, under the pen name "Phin". It tells the story of a baseball game played in the small town of "Mudville" in California in , which ends badly for the local team.
  • Kejas says:
    The ninth stanza of "Casey at the Bat" contains a simile in the description of the roar of the crowd. The author writes the roar is "like the beating of the storm waves on a stern and distant shore." The simile emphasizes the volume and intensity of the crowd's response after Casey takes a first strike.
  • Gacage says:
    Casey At the Bat: A Ballad of the Republic Sung in the Year (Caldecott Honor Book) Ernest L. Thayer. out of 5 stars Hardcover. 65 offers from $ The Tale of the Firebird Gennady Spirin. out of 5 stars Hardcover. $Cited by: 6.
  • Nikosar says:
    Casey at the Bat is an animated short of a segment in Make Mine Music. It was reissued as a stand-alone short on July 16, Directed by: Clyde Geronimi.
  • Vusida says:
    "Casey at the Bat" is a thirteen- stanza ballad chronicling the last half-inning of a baseball game between the hometown team, Mudville, and their unnamed opponent. Mudville is behind by a score of and there are just two outs left in the game. For you un-baseball types, that .
  • Fenrinris says:
    Casey at the Bat by Ernest Lawrence Thayer first written in is the best known baseball poem ever penned. In this classic piece, the Mudville nine trail entering the bottom of the ninth inning, and mighty Casey heads to the plate with a chance to tie the game. According to lore, Casey strikes 4/5.

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