Baseball Tales

Major League Writers on the National Pastime
  • 112 Pages
  • 3.13 MB
  • English
General & Literary Fiction, Novels, other prose & writers, Pictorial works, American Novel And Short Story, Sports & Recreation, English, Sports, USA, Baseball - History, Fiction / General, Baseball, Baseball stories, American, Fiction, Hi
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7643074M
ISBN 100670847003
ISBN 139780670847006

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Kinsella. TALES FROM THE BALLPARK is a quick read that contains poignant, funny, sad, and informative stories. All of the tales are short (one or two pages) and cover a wide range of subjects - stories about fans, the minors, umpires, old players and modern players. If you are looking for an in depth book about baseball, this one isn't for by: 1.

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With contributions from: John Updike, Gay Talese, Pete Hamill, /5(). The Greatest Baseball Stories Ever Told by Jeff Silverman is a historical fiction. This book is about many old stories about baseball, some true, some fake.

My favorite story was the first story about two guys who go by the name Abbott and Costello. Its a funny story about Abbott and him trying to tell Costello whos on his team/5. Sports Illustrated's has polled its Major League Baseball experts to determine the ultimate Top 10 in more than 20 categories.

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Suggested grade level: 3rd - 4th. Run time: 14 minutes. The most important book Baseball Tales book published on Negro League baseball, Peterson's pioneering tome brought the other side of the Baseball Tales book line to life, and helped make a case for the eventual Hall of Fame. Jeff Silverman is the editor of several books, including At the Old Ballgame: Stories from Baseball's Golden Era and Classic Golf Stories: Twenty-Six Incredible Tales from the Links Hillary Huber is a multiple Audie Award finalist, an AudioFile Earphones Award winner, and an AudioFile Best Voice.3/5(1).

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This is a great book if your looking for some short stories (both true and fiction) about the great game of baseball. It is a great collection covering anything from Ripken's drive for the Ironman title, the summer of 98 and the home run kings, lesser known characters like Pistol Pete Reiser and what life was like after baseball for guys named Joe Dimaggio and Ty Cobb /5(6).

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Ichiro Suzuki, the left fielder, singles in his first at-bat, so you draw a line from home to first, and write "1B" in the lower right corner, next to the line, to denote the single.; Vidro, the second hitter, then grounds out to first, so you write "3U," meaning the first baseman made the unassisted out.

Suzuki advances to second, so you draw a line from first to : Scott Kendrick. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Viking studio books." Illustrated with photographs taken at the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York.

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The very first baseball game was played on 19th Juneacross the Hudson River in Hoboken, New York, USA. In baseball, a "can of corn" refers to a fly ball that is easy to catch. Praise for authors' previous book, Haunted Baseball: “Like a pair of ‘ghost busters,’ Gordon and Bradley have mined a rich underground of bizarre and often unexplainable tales to liven up our reading.” —Library Journal “ a must read for fans of baseball and ghosts.” —Chronogram Magazine “ contains a wealth of anecdotes /5(7).

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The Bride anci the Two Grooms. The Bear and the Crabs. The Bird Catcher and the Cricket. The Owl and the Nightingale. The Bees and the Beetles. The Bear and the Crabs. The Owl and the Nightingale. The Wolf and the Ass. The Lion and the Gnat. The Lion and the Elephant. The Monkeys and a Bell. A Wizard and a Mouse."Baseball is a game of stories.

This book includes hundreds of baseball tales from dozens of well-known broadcasters. Your favorite players are all in here. This book will delight all those who cherish our game.