Baseball

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ABDO, Jan 1, 2012 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
Best Sport Ever: Baseball takes readers from the beginnings of baseball to present day with a focus on the legends, the amazing stories, and the unique characteristics that make the sport great. Discover the early games of "base", the equipment used in the game then and now, the thrill of the first homerun, and the achievements of Cal Ripkin Jr., "Shoeless Joe" Jackson, Jackie Robinson, Dorothy Kamenshek, and so many others in this amazing overview of the Best Sport Ever: Baseball! Through colorful descriptions, a glossary, additional resources, engaging sidebars that go "beyond the basics" into advanced skills and health benefits, and more, the Best Sport Ever series is a can't miss for today's sports fan. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. SportsZone is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
 

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Contents

CHAPTER 1 The Iron Man
4
CHAPTER 2 The Early Years
12
CHAPTER 3 Baseball Goes to War
22
CHAPTER 4 Black and White
32
CHAPTER 5 Home Run Derby
40
CHAPTER 6 A Global Game
50
Timeline
58
Legends of Baseball
60
For More Information
62
Index
64
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