Top 25 Baseball Skills, Tips, and Tricks

Top 25 Baseball Skills, Tips, and Tricks

by David Aretha

Hardcover(Library Binding)

$23.93

Overview

There's no better feeling for a baseball player than crushing a ball over the outfield fence for a home run, or blowing a fastball by the batter for a strikeout. Would you like to hit like a pro and pitch like an all-star? Do you want to be a slick-fielding shortstop? From the basics of pitching to more advanced skills that will give you a winning swing, author David Aretha covers all the important baseball skills, including fun tips and tricks from the pros.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780766038592
Publisher: Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/01/2011
Series: Top 25 Sports Skills, Tips, and Tricks
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.65(w) x 9.32(h) x 0.32(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

Table of Contents

Knock the Cover off the Ball 5

1 Batter Up! 5

2 Dig in Like a Pro 6

3 Let er Rip! 8

4 Re a Smart Hitter 10

5 Batting Drills 12

Zoom Around the Bases 14

6 Getting on and Getting a Lead 14

7 The Art of Stealing 16

8 The Perfect Slide 17

9 What Do You Do If 18

10 Baserunning Drills 20

Blow It by Em 22

11 Let's Start With the Rules 22

12 And Here's the Pitch 24

13 Prepare for the Challenge 26

14 Fielding Your Position 28

15 Pitching Drills 29

The Art of Defense 30

16 Scooping up Grounders 30

17 I've Got It! 32

18 He's Going! 34

19 Taking Charge Behind the Plate 36

20 Fielding Drills 38

How the Big-Leaguers Do It 40

21 Hall of Fame Wisdom 40

22 The Big-League Bag of Tricks 42

23 My, How the Game Has Changed! 43

24 Hey, Whatever Works 44

25 Be Smart and Stay Alert 45

Glossary 46

Further Reading (Books and Internet Addresses) 47

Index 48

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