Baseball Biographies for Kids: The Greatest Players from the 1960s to Today
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Baseball Biographies for Kids: The Greatest Players from the 1960s to Today  -     By: Dean Burrell

Baseball Biographies for Kids: The Greatest Players from the 1960s to Today

Rockridge Press / 2020 / Paperback

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Title: Baseball Biographies for Kids: The Greatest Players from the 1960s to Today
By: Dean Burrell
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 166
Vendor: Rockridge Press
Publication Date: 2020
Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 X 0.60 (inches)
Weight: 12 ounces
ISBN: 1641529334
ISBN-13: 9781641529334
Ages: 9-12
Stock No: WW529333

Publisher's Description

Get to know the game with inspiring baseball biographies for ages 8 to 12!

It's the bottom of the ninth, bases are loaded, and your team is down by three—who do you want coming up to bat? Discover the most talented players in every position on the field with Baseball Biographies for Kids! This lineup shows you what it takes to be a real MVP, with a run-down of stories, stats, and achievements of the best players in baseball, from the 1960s through today.

Legends of the league — Get inspired by the players who defined the game, like Hank Aaron, Sandy Koufax, and Ichiro Suzuki.

Key career stats — Each biography in this baseball history book includes the player's life story, as well as their major statistics like games played, ERA, hits, and more.

Draft your own all-star team — Fill out the included starting lineup sheet with your favorite picks for each position!

Whether you're an aspiring athlete or just a big fan, this book of baseball stories for kids is sure to give you a greater love of the game!

Author Bio

DEAN BURRELL is a decades-long baseball fan who learned the game by watching the greats at Candlestick Park in San Francisco. Living in the Bay Area, Dean is fortunate enough to have access to two local major league teams.

Editorial Reviews

"Great trivia facts for kids that love baseball. Got it for my grandson who loves baseball and knows a lot of current stats and trivia but this book introduced him to information and trivia on some of the players of past and also some current ones. He loves sharing this knowledge with the kids on his team and friends who collect cards." — Customer Review
"My nephew loves baseball but doesn't like to read. I found this book and ordered it for him and he loved it. I got him to read and that's all that mattered to me." — Customer Review
"I feel like I could relate to the author as I read this. Many of these players were my heroes also. My son loved reading this and asking me questions about the ball players that I knew. It was a great bonding experience. It is filled with easy to read sections. You can pick it up and open to just about any page and start reading. There are nice short sections. It also encourages the reader to work on creating their own all star team." — Customer Review
"This book is a fun read, with short and easy-to-read little biographies of some of the great players in baseball history. The bios are brief and there are fun little facts interspersed throughout, making this a bit of a page turner just to see what and who is next. While the reading is easy I think adults will have a good time reading along with younger readers, sharing and passing along their love of baseball to a new generation of fans." — Customer Review
"Covers wide variety of players over different eras in easy to read format for kids. If your child likes baseball, get it! Nice illustrations and short article type format also makes it easy to stop and start. Enjoyed the interesting facts." — Customer Review

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