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Reflective-Harp03

Core Value 1. My work demonstrates that I used a variety of social and interactive practices that involve recursive stages of exploration, discovery, conceptualization, and development. The first step I took towards the completion of my research position paper was … Continue reading

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Research-Harp03

Adding a Hard Salary Cap in MLB Would Improve League Parity, Increasing Fan Attendance and TV Ratings Major League Baseball has struggled to achieve parity ever since the implementation of the luxury tax in 2002. The hard cap for equality … Continue reading

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Definition Rewrite-Harp03

MLB Luxury Tax: Not so Luxurious for Small Market Teams Major League Baseball actively enforces a luxury tax, rather than a salary cap, making it the only league of the four major American professional sports leagues: National Basketball Association (NBA), … Continue reading

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Bibliography-Harp03

Seidman, C., Salisbury, J., & NBC Sports Philadelphia Staff. (2020, January 9). A refresher on MLB’s luxury tax in relation to 2020 Phillies. Background: This article from NBC Sports Philadelphia highlights the penalties for exceeding the luxury tax. The penalties, … Continue reading

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Rebuttal-Harp03

Hard Cap for Equality Movement Major League Baseball has struggled to achieve parity ever since the implementation of the luxury tax in 2002. The hard cap for equality movement would effectively create competitive balance in the league, increase fan attendance … Continue reading

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Robust Verbs-Harp03

Vancouver continues to struggle with large numbers of heroin addicts committing crimes to support their habits. The “free heroin for addicts” program takes preventative measures to stop the addicts, but heroin addicts have a hard time maintaining otherwise simple daily … Continue reading

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Causal Argument-Harp03

Rob Manfred, Put on Your Thinking Cap Each year, baseball fans preemptively get psyched for the upcoming MLB season. From the second the World Series concludes until Opening Day, a large majority of baseball fans have hope, both for a … Continue reading

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Fake News-Harp03

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Definition-Harp03

Rob Manfred, Put on Your Thinking Cap Every year, baseball fans preemptively get psyched for the upcoming MLB season. From the second that the World Series concludes until Opening Day, a majority of baseball fans have hope, both for a … Continue reading

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Proposal+5-Harp03

Harp03’s Proposal For my research essay I will be investigating the effects of steroids on the popularity of baseball. Through my research, I intend to explore the possibility of permitting steroid use in MLB in order to increase game attendance … Continue reading

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