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This Is the Game

This Is the Game Cover

This Is the Game

By Diane Z. Shore; Owen Smith (Illustrator); Jessica Alexander

HarperTorch, Hardcover, 9780060555221, 32pp.

Publication Date: February 22, 2011


This is the swish!
as the pitch whizzes by

from the mound to the plate
in the blink of an eye.

From its beginning, as a pickup game played in alleyways, to the fan-filled stadiums of the major leagues, baseball has played a rich role in American history.

In this glorious tribute to our nation's favorite pastime, rich verse and vibrant illustrations bring the game of baseball to action-packed life.