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📒My First Baseball Book ✍ Sterling Children's
✏My First Baseball Book Book Summary : Baseball. Bat. Glove. Catch. This First Book is a home run!
📒My First Book Of Baseball ✍ The Editors of Sports Illustrated Kids
✏My First Book of Baseball Book Summary : My First Book of Baseball, the second Rookie Book from Sports Illustrated Kids, coaches young kids through the game of baseball with a visual retelling of an actual MLB game--from the first pitch to the game winning hit! Strikes, outs, steals, foul balls, home runs and more are all explained using a fun mix of Sports Illustrated action photography, simple text with engaging graphics, and a full glossary of essential baseball terms and phrases. An illustrated rookie player character also appears on every page, providing fun facts to help the next generation of fans better understand the game. Perfect for beginning readers, My First Book of Baseball is meant to be a shared reading experience between parents and their young minor league rookies before, during, and after the ball game.
📒My Friend Lil Foot In ✍ Mitchell Cookson
✏My Friend Lil Foot in Book Summary : This is the second book in the My Friend Lil'foot children's book series. It is about his first experience playing baseball & doing regular little boy stuff. If only he knew how!
📒The Ultimate Baseball Book ✍ Daniel Okrent
✏The Ultimate Baseball Book Book Summary : Traces the history of baseball and offers profiles of the individuals who shaped the game.
📒Baseball ✍ Harold Seymour
✏Baseball Book Summary : Now available in paperback, Harold Seymour and Dorothy Seymour Mills' Baseball: The Early Years recounts the true story of how baseball came into being and how it developed into a highly organized business and social institution. The Early Years, traces the growth of baseball from the time of the first recorded ball game at Valley Forge during the revolution until the formation of the two present-day major leagues in 1903. By investigating previously unknown sources, the book uncovers the real story of how baseball evolved from a gentleman's amateur sport of "well-bred play followed by well-laden banquet tables" into a professional sport where big leagues operate under their own laws. Offering countless anecdotes and a wealth of new information, the authors explode many cherished myths, including the one which claims that Abner Doubleday "invented" baseball in 1839. They describe the influence of baseball on American business, manners, morals, social institutions, and even show business, as well as depicting the types of men who became the first professional ball players, club owners, and managers, including Spalding, McGraw, Comiskey, and Connie Mack. Note: On August 2, 2010, Oxford University Press made public that it would credit Dorothy Seymour Mills as co-author of the three baseball histories previously "authored" solely by her late husband, Harold Seymour. The Seymours collaborated on Baseball: The Early Years (1960), Baseball: The Golden Age (1971) and Baseball: The People's Game (1991).
📒Baseball Before We Knew It ✍ David Block
✏Baseball Before We Knew It Book Summary : It may be America?s game, but no one seems to know how or when baseball really started. Theories abound, myths proliferate, but reliable information has been in short supply?until now, when Baseball before We Knew It brings fresh new evidence of baseball?s origins into play. David Block looks into the early history of the game and of the 150-year-old debate about its beginnings. He tackles one stubborn misconception after another, debunking the enduring belief that baseball descended from the English game of rounders and revealing a surprising new explanation for the most notorious myth of all?the Abner Doubleday?Cooperstown story. ø Block?s book takes readers on an exhilarating journey through the centuries in search of clues to the evolution of our modern National Pastime. Among his startling discoveries is a set of long-forgotten baseball rules from the 1700s. Block evaluates the originality and historical significance of the Knickerbocker rules of 1845, revisits European studies on the ancestry of baseball which indicate that the game dates back hundreds, if not thousands of years, and assembles a detailed history of games and pastimes from the Middle Ages onward that contributed to baseball?s development. In its thoroughness and reach, and its extensive descriptive bibliography of early baseball sources, this book is a unique and invaluable resource?a comprehensive, reliable, and readable account of baseball before it was America?s game.
📒The Cultural Encyclopedia Of Baseball 2d Ed ✍ Jonathan Fraser Light
✏The Cultural Encyclopedia of Baseball 2d ed Book Summary : More than any other sport, baseball has developed its own niche in America’s culture and psyche. Some researchers spend years on detailed statistical analyses of minute parts of the game, while others wax poetic about its players and plays. Many trace the beginnings of the civil rights movement in part to the Major Leagues’ decision to integrate, and the words and phrases of the game (for example, pinch-hitter and out in left field) have become common in our everyday language. From AARON, HENRY onward, this book covers all of what might be called the cultural aspects of baseball (as opposed to the number-rich statistical information so widely available elsewhere). Biographical sketches of all Hall of Fame players, owners, executives and umpires, as well as many of the sportswriters and broadcasters who have won the Spink and Frick awards, join entries for teams, owners, commissioners and league presidents. Advertising, agents, drafts, illegal substances, minor leagues, oldest players, perfect games, retired uniform numbers, superstitions, tripleheaders, and youngest players are among the thousands of entries herein. Most entries open with a topical quote and conclude with a brief bibliography of sources for further research. The whole work is exhaustively indexed and includes 119 photographs.
📒My First Baseball Game ✍ Randy Ryan
✏My First Baseball Game Book Summary : Hunter loves baseball more than anything. In fact, he dreams of being a professional baseball player when he grows up. But nothing can prepare Hunter for the out-of-this-world thrill he will experience at his first professional baseball game. Join author Randy Ryan on the mound for a magical night of mystery in My First Baseball Game. First-time author Randy Ryan is a junior in college and resides in New Castle, Pennsylvania. He lives with his family and his dog, Griswald.
📒Rob Neyer S Big Book Of Baseball Lineups ✍ Rob Neyer
✏Rob Neyer s Big Book of Baseball Lineups Book Summary : Provides a close-up look at every position on every major-league team, past and present, to answer controversial questions about the best and worst players in the major leagues and offers fascinating new insights into the careers of players, both famous and obscure. Original. 50,000 first printing.
📒The Baseball Drill Book ✍ American Baseball Coaches Association
✏The Baseball Drill Book Book Summary : Offers 198 activities for baseball players' training. Covers drills for warm-up, throwing, catching, base running, hitting, pitching, and fielding.