"What was the game of baseball like in earlier times? Was it easier? Probably not! Different? You bet!" Way back when, you could get a runner out by soaking him (hitting him with the baseball). Fly chasers (outfielders) used to patrol the pasture (play the field) bare-handed. It took nine balls for an Annie Oakley (a walk). Despite all the changes, one thing has stayed the same: almost from the very beginning, baseball has been "America's game." Full-color art
Hey Batta Batta Swing!: The Wild Old Days of BaseballBook Verdict
ISBN: 141691207X Page Count: 56 Trim Size: 11" x 9" Authors: James Charlton, Sally Cook Dewey Classification: 796.35 Accelerated Reader: Level: 5.8, Points: 1 Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 6.9, Points: 5 Lexile: Level: AD1050L Awards & Honors: CCBC Choices 2008, Historical Places, People, and Events For additional book information, you must be a JLG Member.
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