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Welcome, baseball fans—this is the Major League game at its best, and it’s unfolding on more than 350 fabulously fun-filled pages of this Little Giant Book®. There’s lots of legendary lore and cool trivia, with more than 1,000 facts about amazing pennant races, astonishing pitching feats, astounding hitting achievements, and much more. Snicker at silly baseball slang, nutty player nicknames, and crazy quotes. Get the lowdown on who wore the very first catcher’s mask, who pitched the very first no-hitter, and who ...
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Overview

Welcome, baseball fans—this is the Major League game at its best, and it’s unfolding on more than 350 fabulously fun-filled pages of this Little Giant Book®. There’s lots of legendary lore and cool trivia, with more than 1,000 facts about amazing pennant races, astonishing pitching feats, astounding hitting achievements, and much more. Snicker at silly baseball slang, nutty player nicknames, and crazy quotes. Get the lowdown on who wore the very first catcher’s mask, who pitched the very first no-hitter, and who served as the first African-American umpire in the majors. Check your knowledge of the diamond with “pop up” quizzes.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781402742736
  • Publisher: Sterling
  • Publication date: 4/1/2007
  • Pages: 352
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years

Table of Contents


Introduction     5
Up First!     8
Baseball is a Hit!     37
Let's Play Ball     68
Around the Infield     88
In the First Place     89
No Second Guessing     102
Three is Not a Crowd     110
Coming Up Shortstop     118
Utility Work Ahead     124
In the Outfield     125
Here's the Pitch!     147
Let's Play Catch     181
Aye, Aye Skipper     197
Batter Up!     214
Kings of Clout     250
Take One for the Team     274
Pennants, All-Stars & the World Series     305
Touching All the Bases     323
The Last Inning     333
Index     338
About the Author     352
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    Posted April 7, 2009

    Great Information for the baseball fan

    This book is quite comprehensive.

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