Catcher

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Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP, Jan 1, 2011 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
They call pitches, cover bunts, and catch pop-ups. They throw out runners trying to steal bases, cover wild pitches, and do anything else necessary to help their teams win. They’re catchers, and they have a very important job. Readers will learn about this crucial role on the baseball field. Aspiring ball players will receive valuable exercises and tips to teach them how to be better catchers. Fascinating facts explain the hard work that goes into becoming a catcher, and vibrant photographs show professional catchers of yesterday and today doing what they do best.
 

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Contents

The Man Behind the Mask
4
01 Ever More Dangerous
6
02 AllTime Greats
10
03 Playing Catcher
16
04 Prize Catchers
34
You
40
Record Book
44
Glossary
46
For More Information
47
Index
48
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