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4 edition of Know your game: baseball found in the catalog.

Know your game: baseball

by Marc Bloom

  • 299 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Scholastic in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Baseball,
  • Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBaseball.
    StatementMarc Bloom
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV867.3 .B66
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64 p. :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24950927M
    ISBN 100590433148
    ISBN 109780590433143
    OCLC/WorldCa23204980

    Baseball - Baseball - History: The term base-ball can be dated to , in John Newbery’s children’s book A Little Pretty Pocket-Book. The book has a brief poem and an illustration depicting a game called base-ball. Interestingly, the bases in the illustration are marked by posts instead of the bags and flat home plate now so familiar in the game.   This is from the opening chapter to Emily Nemens’ debut novel, “The Cactus League,” and from reading that alone you should know: This isn’t your standard baseball book. This is no ghostwriter smoothing over the delicate parts of a star's life for an autobiography or a story about a World Series victory.

      Why Every Baseball Game Breaks the Rules. September 8, If you’re a baseball fan, you already know a few things about the baseball diamond — bases are 90 feet apart, for example. That’s in the rulebook. You’ll see it, clear as day, in rule “The infield shall be a foot square.” Bonus fact: The baseball rules are.   Well, put your thinking caps on, chalk up your fingers, get ready to play ball and take a whack at the baseball quiz. Field your answers carefully, don't lose touch of home base and then you'll see whether you know you'll strike out as a rookie player, or whether you'll knock those answers correctly and climb to the top of the ranks and take.

      I enjoyed this book for the look at the stories behind the game. The book chronicles the story of a three-game series between the St. . Offensively, teams know what they are trying to execute on any given pitch. It is the defensive team that must react to that situation. Youth baseball coaches MUST practice and teach ALL types of possible situations on a regular basis if they want their teams to react well during a baseball game situation.


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