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S is for Slugger

The Ultimate Baseball Alphabet (ABC to MVP #3)

James Littlejohn, Matthew Shipley


List Price: 17.95*
* Individual store prices may vary.


“Offbeat homage to the game and its players…win, win all the way.” –Kirkus Reviews 

Batter up! Featuring a dynamic, colorful parade of baseball legends including dozens of superstars and historical figures like Babe Ruth, Jackie Robinson, Ken Griffey Jr., and David Ortiz, S is for Slugger is the ultimate ABC book for budding baseball fans. 

The perfect way to teach baseball to the little slugger in your life.  

More in the ABC to MVP series: 

  • B is for Baller 

  • G is for Golazo  

Praise For S is for Slugger: The Ultimate Baseball Alphabet (ABC to MVP #3)

“Serious baseball fans will love this comprehensive, vividly illustrated alphabet book.” School Library Journal 

“The illustration of the players and people known through history are well drawn out clearly seeing each person. I appreciate “U is for Big Unit” being Randy Johnson featuring the scene where he threw the fast ball where a bird exploded but just shows the bird flying in front of him.” —Micah, Goodreads 

Triumph Books, 9781629377964, 32pp.

Publication Date: April 7, 2020

About the Author

James Littlejohn is a writer, father, and fan of inside-the-park home runs. At this point, he's not really sure what he's supposed to do with all the baseball cards he got as a kid. Matthew Shipley is an illustrator whose art has appeared in projects from Major League Soccer, ESPN, Bleacher Report, TheTwoPointOne, and The Globe and Mail, among others. With James Littlejohn, he is the creator of B is for Baller: The Ultimate Basketball Alphabet and G is for Golazo: The Ultimate Soccer Alphabet.