A fascinating journey through the history of America??s favorite pastime
With this interactive book, kids will discover how the game of baseball has changed over the years by reading about topics such as the dead ball era, World War II, segregation and integration, free agency, and the designated hitter. Along the way, young readers will enjoy quotes, stories, and amusing anecdotes from more than 175 former major leaguers and get an intimate look at the game??s greatest legends??"including Babe Ruth, Ted Williams, Jackie Robinson, and Willie Mays. With the 21 included activities, children will learn how to calculate a player??s batting average and ERA, throw a palmball, design a logo for their favorite team, cook a bowl of Cracker Jack, and more. A time line of the sport??s history and lists of books, websites, and places to visit are also included.
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|Size: ||20.2 MB|
|Publisher: ||Chicago Review Press|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||9781613747827 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|