Baseball is fun — let's play! Find all the basics in this lively guide. The markings on a baseball diamond What baseball players wear The positions, from catcher to left fielder The excitement of the pitch The thrill of hitting a home run All these and more are included, with a useful glossary at the end. "A master of children's nonfiction" ("ALA Booklist") provides an introduction to baseball, describing the equipment, playing field, rules, players, and process of the game. Full color.