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Are all professional baseball bats made out of wood? What is a designated hitter? Who has the highest lifetime batting average in baseball history? These questions and many more are answered. Readers explore the careers of the greatest hitters in history—from Babe Ruth to Ryan Howard. Detailed photographs and memorable fun facts bring this aspect of baseball front and center. Readers even get tips on how to swing for the fences just like their heroes.

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Individual Paperback
List Price: $14.05
School Price: $11.95

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Contains 6 Copies of This Title
List Price: $84.30
School Price: $71.70

More Information

Reading Level: Grade 3
Fountas & Pinell: S
Author: Glaser, Jason
Copyright: 2011
Specifications: 6 1/2" x 9", 48 pages, Paperback, Full-color and Black-and-White Photographs

Key Features

  • Author Biography
  • Detailed Table of Contents
  • Fact Boxes
  • Fact Sheets
  • For Further Information Section
  • Glossary
  • How-To Section
  • Index
  • Sidebars
  • Web Sites
Series Review: Play Ball: Baseball
"Each page features a colorful, captioned photograph exhibiting action, coupled with a paragraph of attention-grabbing facts or descriptions of skills, tips, or drills...The books’ hi/lo composition is the main asset of the series...These volumes will work as replacements for older titles."
— School Library Journal

Further Purchasing Options

Classroom Collections

QTY Title 10 Digit ISBN S&L PRICE
Play Ball: Baseball 978-1-4339-5115-2 $358.50

Single-Copy Collections

QTY Title 10 Digit ISBN S&L PRICE
Play Ball: Baseball 978-1-4339-5114-5 $59.75

Paperback Books

QTY Title 10 Digit ISBN S&L PRICE
Batter 978-1-4339-4620-2 $11.95
Catcher 978-1-4339-4484-0 $11.95
Infielders 978-1-4339-4488-8 $11.95
Outfielders 978-1-4339-4492-5 $11.95
Pitcher 978-1-4339-4496-3 $11.95


QTY Title 10 Digit ISBN S&L PRICE
Batter 978-1-4339-4621-9 $71.70
Catcher 978-1-4339-4485-7 $71.70
Infielders 978-1-4339-4489-5 $71.70
Outfielders 978-1-4339-4493-2 $71.70
Pitcher 978-1-4339-4497-0 $71.70