Multcolib My Librarian Lisa: Batter up!
Annotation:Welcome to the long hello, baseball's early season. From Florida to Arizona, escape to the sunny, wonderful world of spring training. Take me out to the ballgame!
Annotation:If you've seen the film, you might be surprised by the darker tone of the novel. Roy Hobbs' baseball career is cut short by a crazed fan. Years later he has a second chance and easily shoots to the top of the majors with his skills. Come along on his surreal journey.
Annotation:Enjoy delving deep into the history and statistics of a topic? Then this book is for you. Full of facts, this is a very thorough tale of the history of spring training.
Annotation:When the steroid scandal hit baseball, seven year old Joe took down his prized poster of Manny Ramirez, who was implicated in the affair. How did Joe and his dad, Jim, rekindle their love for the game?
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Spring is on the way, I promise! We've had our share of winter weather here in Portland, so let's look forward to the start of baseball spring training. Here are some titles to remind you of the crack of the bat and the smell of the popcorn!