Pittsburgh Pirates

Pittsburgh Pirates

by Ray Frager


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Baseball has been America's pastime for more than a century. Today's game is played under the lights in massive stadiums, but much about the game remains unchanged since the American League and National League champions played the first World Series in 1903. For years, fans have shared stories of their favorite plays, the amazing records, and the memorable seasons in baseball history. Inside MLB brings those memories to life. From pennant races to perfect games, these books take fans through the exciting history of all 30 Major League Baseball teams. Profiles of the legends and the star players of today pair with fascinating facts, statistics, a glossary, and more to make Inside MLB an essential read for any baseball fan.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781624034817
Publisher: Abdo Publishing
Publication date: 01/28/2015
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 940L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 World Series Drama 4

Chapter 2 Deep Roots 10

Chapter 3 Roaring Through the '20s 16

Chapter 4 Long Seasons 20

Chapter 5 Sleepy '60s, Sensational '70s 26

Chapter 6 From Shame to Resurgence 32

Chapter 7 Down Years 38

Timeline 42

Quick Stats 44

Quotes and Anecdotes 45

Glossary 46

For More Information 47

Index 48

About the Author 48

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