Baseball Books for Beginning Readers
The moving story of how Jackie Robinson became the first black player on a major league baseball team and how on a fateful day in Cincinnati, Pee Wee Reese took a stand and declared Jackie his teammate.
1990 Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies.
Grab your ticket to Game 5 of the 1947 World Series! Come back in time to historic Ebbets Field for all the thrill and excitement of a day at the ballpark. Join the crowd in the stands as they root, root, root for the home team Dodgers who battle their archrivals, the New York Yankees!
With many men serving in the military during World War II, Phillip Wrigley follows his daring plan to recruit women to play ball, despite public ridicule. On opening day, Katie Casey, a member of the Kenosha Comets, shows fans and the country that women have just as much talent as men when it comes to sports.
Rosamund's baseball team has a very unusual second base — Oliver's gloopy purple plastic octopus. But one morning…it's gone! "Somebody stole second base," Rosamond tells teammate Nate the Great.
Then there is only the echoey, nothing-quite-like-it sound and soft feel of the fat part of the bat on the center of the ball.
When Alta Weiss throws a corncob at a tomcat chasing her favorite hen, folks know one thing for sure: She may be a girl, but she's got some arm. This is the exciting story of the pioneering female baseball player — a true American original.
"You have to be tough to play baseball in a skirt".