Stories of Baseball's Most Inspiring Players (Sports Biographies for Kids)

by Dean Burrell (Author)

Reading Level: 4th − 5th Grade

Get to know the game with inspiring baseball biographies for ages 8 to 12!

It's the bottom of the ninth, bases are loaded, and your team is down by three--who do you want coming up to bat?

Discover the most talented players in every position on the field with Baseball Biographies for Kids! This lineup shows you what it takes to be a real MVP, with a run-down of stories, stats, and achievements of the best players in baseball, from the 1960s through today.

Legends of the league--Get inspired by the players who defined the game, like Hank Aaron, Sandy Koufax, and Ichiro Suzuki. Key career stats--Each biography in this baseball history book includes the player's life story, as well as their major statistics like games played, ERA, hits, and more. Draft your own all-star team--Fill out the included starting lineup sheet with your favorite picks for each position.

Whether you're an aspiring athlete or just a big fan, this book of baseball stories for kids is sure to give you a greater love of the game!

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"My nephew loves baseball but doesn't like to read. I found this book and ordered it for him and he loved it. I got him to read and that's all that mattered to me." — Customer Review
Dean Burrell
DEAN BURRELL is a decades-long baseball fan who learned the game by watching the greats at Candlestick Park in San Francisco. Living in the Bay Area, Dean is fortunate enough to have access to two local major league teams.
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
Callisto Kids
Publication date
April 20, 2024
Sports Biographies for Kids
BISAC categories
JNF054010 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Sports & Recreation | Baseball & Softball
JNF025000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | History | General
JNF007100 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Sports & Recreation
Library of Congress categories

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