Garrett J- Take a Shot by Jake Steinfeld and Dave Morrow

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  • Take a Shot by Jake Steinfeld and Dave Morrow

    non-fiction: sports--1-19 pages;total(19)
    The pages i read introducethe characters in the book. First, is Jake Steinbeck who created "Body by Jake". Originally a no name personal trainer he gradually got himself going by training big stars such as Steven Speilberg. But one day he read a magazine article abouta lacrosse brand called Warrior made by Dave Morrow. Dave Morrow was a young man who had to make the choice between lacrosse and hockey. He chose lacrosse and went on to play at Princeton.
  • Take a Shot by Jake Steinfeld and Dave Morrow

    19-39 pages; total(39) In the chapters I read Jake calls Dave who is the founder of a small lacrosse brand and pitches him the idea of starting a professional outdoor lacrosse league. Dave agrees and invites Jake to the world championship game to watch him play and get attention for his brand. The U.S. wins the game and Dave and Jake start their journey making the MLL.
  • Take a Shot by Jake Steineld and Dave Morrow

    Pages 39-59; total(59) In the pages I read the main characters Dave and Jake are trying to find people to invest in the Major League Lacrosse that they are starting. The first guy they talk to pitches them a weird idea about a toilet paper day so they dont take his offer. The second guys is insane and almost kidnaps them, so they stick to normal people and get no luck at all.
  • Take a Shot by Jake Steineld and Dave Morrow

    pages 59-79; total (79) In the pages I read Jake is trying to find players for his lacrosse league. He first meets the guys athe morning after they are partying and he is not impressed. He gets to know them better later on and decides to hire them.Then he sets up a tournament weekend for 6 different states and gets everything started.
  • Take a Shot by Jake Steinfeld and Dave Morrow

    pages 79-100; total (100) In the pages I read Dave and Jake finally get their Summer Showcase set up. The first game they play was almost canceled because of rain but Jake wears his "lucky shirt" so it eventually goes away. Then one of the critics starts bagging on their league so they invite him to a game with good seats and eventually he agrees to be their ambassador.
  • Take a Shot by Jake Steinfeld and Dave Morrow

    pages 100-116; total (116) In the pages that I read Jake Dave and Dave had just finished their summer showcase. It was a success so they got started trying to find team owners and spnsors for their new lacrosse league. Some of the people they interviewed were sort of odd so they declined but they finally found 6 good team owners. They also got a good new sponsor to make their name big.
  • Take a Shot by Jake Steinfeld and Dave Morrow

    Pages 116-132; total (132) In this section that I read Jake and Dave are having trouble getting people to commit to their lacrosse league. One guy in particular is trying his best not to pay money to the league. He is also trying to talk a bunch of other guys into cheating Jake and Dave out of money.
  • Take a Shot by Jake Steinfeld and Dave Morrow

    Pages 132-147; total (147) In the pages that i read The Dude who had been trying to sabatoge Dave and Jakes lacrosse league convinced everyone to decline their offer for team ownership. Jake and Dave then have to re-write a whole new sales pitch to get everyone back on board. Most of the team buyers get back on but several guys decide to back out whic causes a big problem for Jake and Daves budget.
  • Take a Shot by Jake Steinfeld and Dave Morrow

    Pages 147-163; total (163) In the section that I read Jake and Dave finally found the replacement team buyers that they had been searching for. One of the new buyers was the owner of the Baltmore Ravens. The guys finally have enough funding and teams to get their league started. Jake and Dave start up the teams and start making a schedule for the upcoming season.
  • Take a Shot by Jake Steinfeld and Dave Morrow

    Pages 163-179; total(179) In the last few pages of the book Dave and Jakehad a bit of trouble getting a schedule for the upcoming MLL season. There are almost no regulation lacrosse fields so they have to find cheap football and soccer fields to play on. Eventually the guys work out a way for all of the games to be played so they start off the season and don't look back