Baseball in Action

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Crabtree Publishing Company, 1999 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Get in the game with Crabtree's exciting series on some of children's favorite sports.

Features:
-- the history of the sport
-- basic rules of play
-- equipment and safety precautions
-- techniques and quick tips for kids on how to improve their skills
-- action-packed photos showing boys and girls demonstrating moves
-- emphasis on the value of fair play and teamwork
-- how the professional leagues work

Take me out to the ball game with Crabtree's book Baseball in Action. Children will learn the rules and skills involved in playing. Lively, full-color photographs help demonstrate such basics as pitching, fouling, and bunting. Necessary equipment and safety precautions are also covered along with:
-- the layout of a baseball diamond and player positions
-- catching and throwing techniques
-- when to run and when to stay put
-- different variations of baseball from slow pitch to cricket

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