Item description for Baseball in Action (Sports in Action) by Sarah Crossingham Dann...
Overview Children will learn the ropes to America's pasttime through lively, colorful photos highlighting the ins and outs of baseball. Necessary equipment and safety precautions also are covered in this 32 page guidebook.
Publishers Description Get in the game with Crabtree's exciting series on some of children's favorite sports.
Features: -- the history of the sport -- basic rules of play -- equipment and safety precautions -- techniques and quick tips for kids on how to improve their skills -- action-packed photos showing boys and girls demonstrating moves -- emphasis on the value of fair play and teamwork -- how the professional leagues work
Take me out to the ball game with Crabtree's book Baseball in Action. Children will learn the rules and skills involved in playing. Lively, full-color photographs help demonstrate such basics as pitching, fouling, and bunting. Necessary equipment and safety precautions are also covered along with: -- the layout of a baseball diamond and player positions -- catching and throwing techniques -- when to run and when to stay put -- different variations of baseball from slow pitch to cricket
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Studio: Crabtree Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.56" Width: 8.49" Height: 0.18" Weight: 0.35 lbs.
Release Date Oct 31, 1999
Publisher Crabtree Publishing Company
ISBN 0778701751 ISBN13 9780778701750