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See below for a selection of the latest books from Ball games category. Presented with a red border are the Ball games books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Ball games books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

The Ultimate Tailgater's Big Ten Handbook

The Ultimate Tailgater's Big Ten Handbook

Author: Stephen Linn Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/07/2007

Millions of Americans participate in tailgating at college campuses during football season. Between the students and the alumni, and the visitors, a crush of fans are looking for places to park, to eat, to take part in traditional activities for each campus, and learn more about the school and team history. For the first time ever, fans can find the details at every campus in their favorite conference. Want to eat barbecue while you' re visiting USC? Want to know more details about massive Michigan Stadium? Need a place to stay for that game in Clemson? Choose your conference, which encompasses all teams in all divisions, pack the ULTIMATE TAILGATER' S HANDBOOK in the car, and you' re ready. Recipes, local venues and rules, sidebars about unique activities in each place, side tours, insider tips, and photos will help make your game day the best ever. Features Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota, Northwestern, Ohio State, Penn State, Purdue and Wisconsin. Stephen Linn is a reporter who markets Ultimate Tailgater television and news features around the country. He lives in Nashville.

The Ultimate Tailgater's Pac-10 Handbook

The Ultimate Tailgater's Pac-10 Handbook

Author: Stephen Linn Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/07/2007

More than 50 million Americans participate in tailgating at college campuses during football season. Between the students and the alumni, and the visitors, a crush of fans are looking for places to park, to eat, to take part in traditional activities for each campus, and learn more about the school and team history. For the first time ever, fans can find the details at every campus in their favorite conference. Want to eat barbecue while you' re visiting USC? Want to know more details about massive Michigan Stadium? Need a place to stay for that game in Clemson? Choose your conference, which encompasses all teams in all divisions, pack the ULTIMATE TAILGATER' S HANDBOOK in the car, and you' re ready. Recipes, local venues and rules, sidebars about unique activities in each place, side tours, insider tips, and photos will help make your game day the best ever. Includes Arizona, Arizona State, California, Oregon, Oregon State, Stanford, UCLA, USC, Washington and Washington State. Stephen Linn is a reporter who markets Ultimate Tailgater television and news features around the country. He lives in Nashville.

The Ultimate Tailgater's SEC Handbook

The Ultimate Tailgater's SEC Handbook

Author: Stephen Linn Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/07/2007

More than 50 million Americans participate in tailgating at college campuses during football season. Between the students and the alumni, and the visitors, a crush of fans are looking for places to park, to eat, to take part in traditional activities for each campus, and learn more about the school and team history. For the first time ever, fans can find the details at every campus in their favorite conference. Want to eat barbecue while you' re visiting USC? Want to know more details about massive Michigan Stadium? Need a place to stay for that game in Clemson? Choose your conference, which encompasses all teams in all divisions, pack the ULTIMATE TAILGATER' S HANDBOOK in the car, and you' re ready. Recipes, local venues and rules, sidebars about unique activities in each place, side tours, insider tips, and photos will help make your game day the best ever. Includes east and west divisions: Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vanderbilt, Alabama, Arkansas, Auburn, LSU, Mississippi and Mississippi State. Stephen Linn is a reporter who markets Ultimate Tailgater television and news features around the country. He lives in Nashville.

The Ultimate Tailgater's Big 12 Handbook

The Ultimate Tailgater's Big 12 Handbook

Author: Stephen Linn Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/07/2007

More than 50 million Americans participate in tailgating at college campuses during football season. Between the students and the alumni, and the visitors, a crush of fans are looking for places to park, to eat, to take part in traditional activities for each campus, and learn more about the school and team history. For the first time ever, fans can find the details at every campus in their favorite conference. Want to eat barbecue while you' re visiting USC? Want to know more details about massive Michigan Stadium? Need a place to stay for that game in Clemson? Choose your conference, which encompasses all teams in all divisions, pack the ULTIMATE TAILGATER' S HANDBOOK in the car, and you' re ready. Recipes, local venues and rules, sidebars about unique activities in each place, side tours, insider tips, and photos will help make your game day the best ever. Features north and south divisions: Colorado, Iowa State, Kansas, Kansas State, Missouri, Nebraska, Baylor, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Texas, Texas A& M, Texas. Stephen Linn is a reporter who markets Ultimate Tailgater television and news features around the country. He lives in Nashville.

The Ultimate Tailgater's ACC Handbook

The Ultimate Tailgater's ACC Handbook

Author: Stephen Linn Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/07/2007

More than 50 million Americans participate in tailgating at college campuses during football season. Between the students and the alumni, and the visitors, a crush of fans are looking for places to park, to eat, to take part in traditional activities for each campus, and learn more about the school and team history. For the first time ever, fans can find the details at every campus in their favorite conference. Want to eat barbecue while you're visiting USC? Want to know more details about massive Michigan Stadium? Need a place to stay for that game in Clemson? Choose your conference, which encompasses all teams in all divisions, pack the ULTIMATE TAILGATER' S HANDBOOK in the car, and you're ready. Recipes, local venues and rules, sidebars about unique activities in each place, side tours, insider tips, photos and helpful maps will help make your game day the best ever. Includes Boston College, Clemson, Duke, Florida State, Georgia Tech, Maryland, Miami, North Carolina, N.C. State, Virginia, Virginia Tech and Wake Forest. Stephen Linn is a reporter who markets Ultimate Tailgater television and news features around the country. He lives in Nashville.

The Softball Drill Book

The Softball Drill Book

Author: Kirk Walker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/04/2007

Packed with 175 drills straight from the practice sessions of the game's most successful programs, The Softball Drill Book will add variety to your practices and precision to your game-day performances. The comprehensive collection covers every aspect of the game. From warm-up to conditioning, throwing to hitting, bunting to base-running, you'll find drills to improve position skill and team execution - all from college coaches and programs that have won 13 NCAA Women's College World Series titles and dozens of NCAA regional tournament titles. Contributors include: Louie Berndt, Florida State Carol Bruggeman, Louisville Yvette Girouard, Louisiana State Michelle Gromacki, Cal State Fullerton Deanna Gumpf, Notre Dame Carol Hutchins, Michigan Kelly Inouye-Perez, UCLA Jay Miller, Mississippi State Jennifer Ogee, Nebraska Kim Sowder, Long Beach State Heather Tarr, Washington Michelle Venturella, Iowa Kirk Walker, Oregon State Margie Wright, Fresno State One look at the names above and it is clear, The Softball Drill Book is your blueprint for championship practices. ContentsPart I Training Drills Chapter 1. Warming Up Carol Bruggeman Chapter 2. Conditioning Michelle Venturella Part II Fundamental Skills Drills Chapter 3. Catching Deanna Gumpf Chapter 4. Throwing Louie Berndt Chapter 5. Base Running Jay Miller Chapter 6. Hitting Jennifer Ogee Chapter 7. Bunting Michelle Gromacki Chapter 8. Slap Hitting Heather Tarr Part III Position-Specific Drills Chapter 9. Infielders Kim Sowder Chapter 10. Outfielders Margie Wright Chapter 11. Pitcher Kirk Walker Chapter 12. Catcher Kelly Inouye-Perez Part IV Tactical Drills Chapter 13. Team Offense Carol Hutchins Chapter 14. Team Defense Yvette Girouard

The Voice

The Voice

Author: Curt Smith Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/04/2007

The Yankees Fanatic

The Yankees Fanatic

Author: Randy Howe Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2007

Admirers of the New York Yankees are more than just fans--they're FANATICS! Every sports fanatic needs a way to show their true team spirit, and The Yankees Fanatic does just that. This chunky, fun book is filled to the brim with the best quotes, trivia, and stats that will have everyone in pinstripes scrambling for more. This volume includes the most memorable, funny, and downright outrageous quotes ever said about (and by) the beloved New York Yankees, as well as trivia and statistics.

The Ultimate Minor League Baseball Road Trip

The Ultimate Minor League Baseball Road Trip

Author: Josh Pahigian Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2007

An enthusiastic, irreverent, but exhaustive guidebook to all the stadiums of Minor League Baseball, following up on the success of the first Ultimate Baseball Road Trip book, which was dedicated to Major League stadiums.

How to Coach Youth Baseball

How to Coach Youth Baseball

Author: Kevin O'Brien, Fran O'Brien, Beverly Carroll Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2007

This detailed guide provides everything a first-time coach needs to teach basic baseball skills--and have fun at the same time. Emphasizing fundamentals and not win-at-all-costs strategies, How to Coach Youth Baseball is the perfect book for any new coach. Beverly Carroll, along with longtime coaches Fran and Kevin O'Brien, offers carefully outlined instructions to help coaches with everything from the basics to developing players who are on the same team but at greatly varying levels of play. Chapters include:* Coaching Youth Baseball * Power of Positive Thinking * Practice Basics * Designing Your Practice * Learning the Basics: Fielding, Hitting, Bunting, Running, Pitching, Throwing, and Catching * Improve as a coach! * Rules of Baseball

The Red Sox Fanatic

The Red Sox Fanatic

Author: David Horne Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2007

Admirers of the Boston Red Sox are more than just fans--they're FANATICS! Every fanatic needs a way to show their true team spirit, and The Red Sox Fanatic does just that. This chunky and fun book is filled to the brim with the best quotes, trivia, and stats that will have everyone in Red Sox Nation scrambling for more.

Softball

Softball

Author: Diane L. Potter, Lynn Johnson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/01/2007

Improve your play at the plate, on the base paths, and in the field by mastering the essentials of the game. Softball: Steps to Success offers a comprehensive, progressive approach that combines in-depth instruction, crisp illustrations, and 127 drills. Any player can become fundamentally sound and be ready to take the field. You'll find detailed instruction on every individual skill necessary for success in the game: catching, throwing, fielding, pitching, hitting, and baserunning. This updated edition also includes these features: * Responsibilities of each position on the field and every batter in the lineup * Offensive and defensive tactics for specific game situations * Emphasis on the short game, covering five types of bunts and the running slap hit * An expanded section on pitching that includes seven types of pitches for modified-pitch, slow-pitch, and fastpitch games * Skill-development drills with assessment scoring systems to gauge progress along the way Hits, runs, putouts, and double plays are at your fingertips. With Softball: Steps to Success, part of the popular Steps to Success sports series that has sold more than 1.2 million copies, your performance on the diamond will shine.