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Growing Up with Baseball

How We Loved and Played the Game

by Gary Land

  • 280 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by University of Nebraska Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Baseball - General,
  • Sports & Recreation

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages194
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9859912M
    ISBN 10080320423X
    ISBN 109780803204232

    -The Horn Book "A must own picture book biography"-Colby Sharp, Sharpread blog "Growing Up Pedro is excellent! Stunning artwork, layout, design and narrative."-Librarian's Quest blog "More than a book about baseball, it is a story about brotherhood, determination, overcoming obstacles, and dreams come true."-Sports Illustrated Kids. In this unique collection of short stories, the small events of daily life reveal big themes — love and friendship, youth and growing up, success and failure. Calling on his own experiences of growing up in California's Central Valley, poet Gary Soto brings to life the joys and pains of young people everywhere.

      Buy a cheap copy of Heading Home - Growing Up In Baseball book by Stephen King. Free shipping over $/5(2). BEING TED WILLIAMS: Growing Up with a Baseball Idol Dick Enberg with T. Clavin Though other volumes have recounted William's career, none have done so through the eyes of someone like Enberg, who followed Ted's career as just a young boy, trying to emulate his classic swing, then as a broadcaster, and finally as a friend, when the two men could.

    This Study Guide consists of approximately 36 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Baseball in April and Other Stories. In Growing Up, Maria, a Hispanic girl, is in tenth grade and lives in Fresno with her family. Get this from a library! Being Ted Williams: growing up with a baseball idol. [Dick Enberg; Thomas Clavin] -- "Aug marks the th birthday of the former Boston Red Sox outfielder and baseball legend. In Being Ted Williams, esteemed sportscaster .


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Growing Up with Baseball by Gary Land Download PDF EPUB FB2

Nostalgic, funny, sentimental, just plain descriptions of the joy that baseball has provided these writers as they were growing up, including the role it played in relationships between parents and children, among siblings and friends.

That baseball is much more than a game resonates throughout this book.5/5(1). Growing Up Baseball: An Oral History Hardcover – Aug by Harvey Frommer (Author), Frederic J. Frommer (Author)5/5(12). This book is a relatively quick read alternating between the two subjects, Ted Williams and Dick Enberg.

Although by no means a biography of either one Enberg describes his fascination of Teddy Ballgame growing up in Michigan and California/5(4). The thirty personal recollections in this book reflect the great variety of this uniquely American experience as well as the common spirit that unites all fans of baseball.

An anecdotal history of America’s pastime from the s to the s, Growing Up with Baseball shows us how it was watched, played, and lived not by superstar athletes and multimillionaire owners but by everyday people.

Growing Up with Baseball Growing Up with Baseball: How We Loved and Played the Game How We Loved and Played the Game Gary Land, Editor, Gary Land.

“Growing Up In Baseball”, a great book for all baseball lovers everywhere. “At every level, the basics are taught. Wonderful stories of baseball and the life of Teddy Ballgame. Enberg is a romantic at heart and brings his lifelong love affair with baseball to this short and easy read.

Ted Williams of course is a classic example of "bigger than life". This book helps me to remember why baseball is my favorite sport/5. Growing Up Baseball invites the reader to think positively, if you ever find yourself in a bad condition, remember that Growing Up with Baseball book if you can lose everything else, your work, your property, your money and even your health knowledge can never be removed from you.

He is the author of two previous books, Fighting Chance: Journeys Through Childhood Cancer and Heading Home: Growing Up In Baseball, as well as two film projects, Bocce: A Film and Mr. Bob's Brewery. Librarian Note: There is more than one author in the GoodReads database with this name/5(5).

This book is her memoir about growing up in the s and her love of baseball. I found her descriptions of growing up on Long Island idealistic. It was safe, simple and a comfortable life/5. Growing Up Pedro is a very inspiring true story based upon brotherhood and baseball captured together in this trying tale.

Pedro had dreamed of the day he and his brother, Ramon, could play together in the major leagues. Matt Tabares tells the story of how that dream eventually came true for the brothers/5. The Hardcover of the Being Ted Williams: Growing Up with a Baseball Idol by Dick Enberg at Barnes & Noble.

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The thirty personal recollections in this book reflect the great variety of this uniquely American experience as well as the common spirit that unites all fans of baseball. An anecdotal history of America's pastime from the s to the s, Growing Up with Baseball shows us how it was watched, played, and lived not by superstar athletes and multimillionaire owners but by everyday people.

About The Book Growing Up At The Ballpark Read stories from three generations of pro baseball players covering over 50 years. Baseball is small world--read just how small it really is. Billy Baseball is divided into two volumes. The first volume, "A Young Man's Adventures Growing Up with Little League Baseball", introduces you to Billy, his family, his friends and his love for the game of baseball.

It describes some of the adventures that Billy and his friends live : Robert W. Leasure. The book is an account of the author's life growing up (sort of) with his grandpa.

As a kid, he spent some summer vacations with the great man, not much else. While the two were close enough that he gained some unique insights, the title is a bit of a misrepresentation.

Ty Cobb 4/4(32). In G. Soto, Baseball in April and other stories (pp. New York: Harcourt. Permission pending. Now that Maria was a tenth-grader, she felt she was too grown-up to have to go on family vacation.

Last year, the family had driven three hundred miles to see their. That grandfather was legendary baseball player Ty Cobb, and he is the focus of Herschel's book, "Heart of a Tiger: Growing up with my grandfather, Ty Cobb." The book has won for Herschel Cobb, a resident of Menlo Park, the CASEY Award for the Best Baseball Book of the Year.

The book beat out more than plus baseball books published in. Baseball Books Reviewed: Heart of a Tiger: Growing Up with My Grandfather, Ty Cobb (ECW Press, pgs., $) HB, Ty Cobb, the defiant monomaniacal competitor and brilliant batsman, is one of the most famous players in baseball history.Heading home: growing up in baseball.

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