The Baseball Book
A Young Player's Guide to BaseballPaperback - 2002
Everything a young player needs to enjoy the greatest game in the world! Its been called the greatest game on earth; but perfecting it takes time, patience and practice. In The Baseball Book, Kevin Briand tells kids everything they need to know to master the art of this classic sport. With clear, concise text and step-by-step photography, Briand leads his readers through the proper techniques in several skill areas including throwing and receiving, ground balls and fly balls, pitching and catching, hitting and baserunning, and team drills. Rounding out this comprehensive approach is a chapter on warm-up and stretching. For players eager to get started on the road to the majors, Briand lists Canadas baseball leagues and associations. He also offers a chapter on choosing the proper equipment. A perfect introduction to a timeless game, The Baseball Book will help baseball beginners become baseball players.
Publisher: Toronto : Key Porter Books, c2002.
Characteristics: 120 pages :,color illustrations, portraits (some color) ;,26 cm.