BASEBALL: Celebrate America’s national pastime in pictures; the history, the heroes, the gear, and the games
By James Kelley; Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff; 2000
The Dorling Kindersley Eyewitness Guide Baseball provides wonderful and quick snapshots to perk the curiosity of fans of all ages. From baseball’s beginnings, the history behind the development of the gear worn by players, the features of the baseball diamond, and classic ballparks to brief biographies of some of baseball’s legends. The book is full of photographs of artifacts and heroes. The captions educate the reader, provide snapshots of history of the game, and teach little known facts. Young fans of the game learn to appreciate the beauty of the game and gain knowledge of its past.