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Books

Some books below may be eBooks or audiobooks. Get help with downloadable books or ask a librarian or parent for help.



FICTION

Fiction Books

NON-FICTION

Nonfiction Books

Did You Know?

Triple Crowns are rare! The most recent Triple Crown Winner (highest number of runs batted in [RBI], highest batting average, and highest number of home runs) was Miguel Cabrera of the 2012 Detroit Tigers, joining other winners such as Ty Cobb and Mickey Mantle!

Activities

Finding a Bat’s Sweet Spot
Ever heard of a bat’s "sweet spot?" Do this to find out where it is, and why it matters!

Thrown for a Curve
Learn about the fastball, the curveball, the screwball, and the slider- and try throwing each one!

Movies

Team Snoopy [DVD]
The Peanuts gang heads into baseball season.

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.

Web Links

SI Kids Baseball
All about baseball from the Sports Illustrated Kids magazine.

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.

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

Dayton Dragons
Dayton's home team webpage.

Major League Baseball Kids
Major League Baseball’s kids’ page, including links to the kids’ pages of every MLB team.