Publisher Description

This is an ePub version of the Multi-Touch book for iPad at This book tells the story of our national pastime through documents, photographs, audio, video, and other records preserved at the National Archives. It covers of the role of baseball during the two world wars, contract disputes, civil rights, equal access and opportunity on and off the playing field, the steroids era, the universal appeal of the game to players and fans, Presidential involvement, improvements to the sport, Little League, Spring Training, Opening Day, and celebrations along the way. Notable baseball players include Roberto Clemente, Jim Thorpe, Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb, Shoeless Joe Jackson, Casey Stengel, Andrew Rube Foster, Grover Cleveland Alexander, Joe DiMaggio, Pee Wee Reese, Jackie Robinson, Curt Flood, Joe Tinker, and Hank Aaron. Major League teams mentioned include the Pittsburgh Pirates, Boston Red Sox, Detroit Tigers, Chicago Cubs, Brooklyn Dodgers, St. Louis Cardinals, Philadelphia Phillies, Washington Senators, Texas Rangers, Cincinnati Reds, New York Yankees, and New York Giants.

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Sports & Outdoors
March 26
The National Archives and Records Administration
US National Archives

Customer Reviews



Thus is an AMAZING book I loved it really had a great vocabulary to it!!! It was a very exploding of slow motion I loved P.S LOVE THIS BOOK😃

Long dill pickle ,

Fun pit

The been had some funny pics in it like the one where the guy was hitting the whip! And the picture where the girl was throwing the softball and her face looked like it got ran over by a car! Lol classic! I really liked the book but I skimmed over it.

Rate: 10/10 would recommend
Swag: 10/10 would recommend

Kaden::mooch ,

Baseball: the national pastime in the national archives

Over all it was a good book, I like all the facts that it supported and is gonna help me with my book review for school,

Great book

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