Baseball Season Ticket: The Ultimate Fan Guide

Baseball Season Ticket: The Ultimate Fan Guide

by Doug Williams

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Baseball is America's pastime, captivating fans each summer. Take a front-row seat to everything that makes MLB great in Baseball Season Ticket: The Ultimate Fan Guide.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781634940399
Publisher: North Star Editions
Publication date: 09/01/2018
Series: Season Ticket
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 112
Lexile: 970L (what's this?)
File size: 4 MB
Age Range: 8 - 14 Years

About the Author

Doug Williams is a freelance writer and former newspaper editor. This is his 11th book. He lives in San Diego, California, with his wife and enjoys hiking, traveling, reading, and spending time with his family. He especially loves watching baseball games and playing catch with his grandson, Blake.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 America's Pastime 5

Chapter 2 Pitching Rules the Game 13

Chapter 3 The Bambino Changes the Game 23

Chapter 4 Baseball's Biggest Stage: the World Series 31

Chapter 5 Breaking the Color Line 41

Chapter 6 Cheating 49

Chapter 7 Great Managers, Different Styles 57

Chapter 8 The Stars Come Out 65

Chapter 9 Characters and Craziness 73

Chapter 10 Blue Chippers and No-Chippers 81

Chapter 11 Baseball's Spread and Future 89

Major League Baseball Map 96

Timeline 98

The Winners 102

The Big Three 104

For More Information 106

Places to Visit 107

Select Bibliography 108

Index 110

About the Author 112

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