Baseball Source


Step up to the plate and learn all about baseball! This exciting series features the history of baseball, the game’s top players of all time, and tips and tricks on how to be a better ball player. An overview of the World Series and other championships is also featured. Colorful photographs and interesting fact boxes cover all the bases for readers in this overview of one of the world’s best-loved sports.


© Year 2015
Reading Level: Grade 3 – 4
Interest Level: Grades 3 – 6
Size: 8″× 10″ 32p
Features: Glossary, Index, Further Reading, Websites

Further Info & Pricing 

Center Field: The History of Baseball

Do you know who invented baseball? Who won the first world series? When did the All-American girls’ league start? Find the answers to these questions and more in this jam-packed title. Fascinating fact boxes and clearly written text chronicle the historic triumphs and challenges of America’s favorite pastime.

ISBN: 9780778714767
Written by Jaime Winters

For the Win: The World Series

Every year since 1903, teams in Major League Baseball have battled for the chance to play in the final games of the World Series. This exciting book explores historic moments in World Series games, the famous stadiums where fans have cheered on their favorite players, and the top teams who have hoisted the Commissioner’s Trophy.

ISBN: 9780778714774
Written by Jaime Winters

Baseball’s Best: All-time Greats

From all-time greats such as Babe Ruth and Jackie Robinson to current superstars like Miguel Cabrera, readers will enjoying learning all about their favorite ball players. Record-breaking stats, famous quotes, history-making plays, and more celebrate the best baseball stars of the past 150 years.

ISBN: 9780778714750
Written by Jennifer Rivkin

Play Ball! Baseball Tips and Tricks

This fun book gives an exciting overview of the rules, positions, and equipment in baseball. Dynamic photographs and step-by-step instructions provide tips on throwing, hitting, sliding, and stealing bases, as well as helpful pointers for playing each position on the diamond. Nutrition and the importance of fair play and teamwork are also included.

ISBN: 9780778714781
Written by Rachel Stuckey

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