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Title:
What is the World Series?
Author:
Herman, Gail, 1959- , author.
Publication Information:
New York, New York : Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House, [2015].

©2015
Physical Description:
108 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Summary:
Every October, millions of baseball fans around the country anxiously wait to see which team wins baseball's biggest championship. But the original games of the 1900s hardly look like they do today. Take a look back over one hundred years and discover the history of baseball's greatest series. With triumphs, heartbreak, and superstitious curses, this action-packed book brings America's Pastime to life.
Language:
English
Contents:
What is the World Series? -- In the beginning -- 1900s: The World Series takes off -- 1910s: Scandal -- 1920s: New York at bat -- 1930s: Dynasty -- 1940s: Color, curses, and Dem Bums -- 1950s: The "Subway Series" -- 1960s: Maz, and a miracle -- 1970s: Still cursed -- 1980s: An error and an earthquake -- 1990s: Worst to first -- 2000s: Standing together -- Timelines.
Reading Level:
680 Lexile.
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780448484068
Format :
Book