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History Highlight - Baseball

Baseball History for Kids
America at Bat From 1900 to Today With 19 Activities
Panchyk, Richard

Baseball History for Kids is a fascinating and unique journey through the modern history of America's favorite pastime. Kids will discover how the game has changed over the years, reading about topics such as the Dead Ball Era, World War II, segregation and integration, Bonus Babies, the Reserve Clause and Free Agency, and the Designated Hitter. Along the way, they'll enjoy firsthand quotes and stories from more than 175 former major leaguers who were eyewitnesses to and participants in baseball's most incredible feats and biggest moments.

Top of the Order
Coy, John

Ten-year-old Jackson lives for baseball, but becomes distracted by the approach of middle school, his mother's latest boyfriend, and the presence of a girl--his good friend's sister--on his team.

Goodnight Baseball
Dahl, Michael

In rhyming text a little boy, home from a game, bids goodnight to all the sights and sounds of a baseball game.