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Title:
Baseball for everyone : stories from the great game
Author:
Coleman, Janet Wyman.
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Publication Information:
New York : Harry N. Abrams, 2003.
Physical Description:
48 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Summary:
An illustrated history of baseball, covering the origins of the game, some of its best-known players, and significant changes in rules and practices throughout the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Language:
English
Contents:
Batter up! A single or a walk? 1826-1900. Baseball's beginnings ; No more "soaking" ; Measuring the heroes ; A game for everyone ; Baseball near the battlefield ; "Slide, Kelly, Slide" ; A profit of $1.39 ; Who's that on first? ; Signs of the game -- Going for a double 1900-1930. The ball player who made more money than the President ; Baseball's silent heroes ; Native Americans and the American pastime ; A rookie decides not to run to second base ; "Katie Casey was Baseball Mad" ; Baseball leaves home ; Shadow Ball, "Satchel" and the segregated game -- Rounding second, headed for third 1930-1960. Beyond the ballpark ; Jackie Robinson changes America ; Women get a chance at bat ; Little League is big! ; Sawamura strikes out The Babe ; Hilda and Lib -- Coming Home! 1960 to the present. The old and the new ; Records come tumbling down ; The worst team in Baseball wins ; American history, art and baseball ; Charlie Hustle ; Just like the next kid ; The numbers.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 6.7 1.0 75935.
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ISBN:
9780810945807
Format :
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