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Curious Kids: Baseball

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Curious Kids Baseball

Did You Know?

Triple Crowns are rare! To earn a Triple Crown, a major-league ballplayer must have the highest number of runs batted in (RBI), highest batting average, and highest number of home runs, all in the same year! The last title-holder was Miguel Cabrera of the Detroit Tigers in 2012.

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Fun Activities

Finding the Sweet Spot
Ever heard of a bat’s "sweet spot?" The Exploratorium™ explains how to find out where it is, and why it matters!

Thrown for a Curve
The Exploratorium™ shows you how to throw a fastball, a curveball, a screwball, and a slider -- Try throwing each one!

At-Home Baseball Activities
Three games you can play at home, with friends and family, from the New York Yankees™Kids’ page.

Reds™ Kids’ Activities
Check this out for a Reds-themed rebus, message to decode, word search and more.

Cincinnati "Reds Heads" Coloring Pages
Download coloring pages featuring all the Reds™ mascots.


Classic Cartoon Favorites: Extreme Sports Fun [DVD]
Mickey and his friends team up for some funny sports action, including Goofy demonstrating "How to Play Baseball" by trying to play every position.

Everyone’s Hero [DVD]
Ten-year-old baseball fanatic Yankee Irving is always the last one picked for sandlot baseball games. But when Babe Ruth's prized bat is stolen during the 1932 World Series, Yankee steps up to the plate to help retrieve it for his beloved idol.

Team Snoopy [DVD]
The Peanuts gang’s greatest sports moments, including in baseball season.


Baseball Reference
Love the numbers? Here’s access to statistics about teams, players, even managers!

Dayton Dragons
Dayton's home team webpage.

Hall of Famers from the National Baseball Hall of Fame
Look up information about every member of the Hall of Fame, players, managers and more! Includes Major League Baseball and the Negro Leagues.

Little League® Videos
Scroll down to see videos of some of the best plays from the 2019 Little League baseball and softball championships!

SI Kids Baseball
All about baseball from Sports Illustrated Kids magazine. Scroll partway down the page to link to a video, "The Life of a Major League Baseball," starting with how it’s made.