Baseball Text Sets

Padlet Pages 
Women in Baseball Padlet 
Baseball Stadiums Padlet

Baseball and Writer's Craft 
Baseball and Theme


Women in Baseball 

Children's Books 
Historical Fiction
Corey, S. (2003). Players in pigtails. Ill. by R. Gibbon. New York: Scholastic.
Hopkinson, D. (2006) Girl wonder: A baseball story in nine innings. Ill. by T. Widener. New York: Alladin.
Hubbard, C. (2005) Catching the moon: The story of a young girl’s baseball dream. Ill. by R. Duburck. New York: Lee and Low.
Moss, M. (2004). Mighty Jackie: The strikeout queen. Ill. by  C.F. Paine. New York: Simon and Shuster.
McNully, E. A. (2015). Queen of the Diamond: The Lizzie Murphy Story. New York: Farrar Straus Giroux.
Rappaport, D., Callan, L. (2000). Dirt on their skirts: The story of the young women who won the world championships. Ill. by E.B. Lewis. New York: Dial.

Digital Texts 

AAGPBL


Baseball Hall of Fame






Vassar College




Gilder Lehrman Collection


Society of American Baseball Research


The National Pastime Museum


Library of Congress






NPR




Exploratorium


New York Women’s Baseball Association


Take Me Out - Song sheets


Lizzie Murphy


Exploratorium


New England Historical Society


Washington Times


Jackie Mitchell

Smithsonian


ESPN


NPR


National Women’s History Museum


Bleacher Report


Library of Congress


Frank Deford Commentary



Rebuttal to Frank Deford



USA Baseball


NY Post - 2014


French Woman, MLB registry list, 2015


Time Magazine, 2014, Mo’ne Davis


Eastern Women’s Baseball, 2016


Little League, Girls Who Made History, 2015


CNN, Mo’ne Davis, 2015


ESPN, Mo’ne Davis, 2015


Huff Post, Mo’ne Davis, 2015 - Globe Trotters


Girls Flock to Little League, NY Post


Baseball Stadiums: History, Culture, and Economics
Children’s Books
Curlee, Lynn. (2005). Ball Park: The story of America’s baseball fields. New York: Atheneum.

Digital Texts 

Janet Marie Smith Lecture, Lowell Lecture Series, 2012-2013, Boston Public Library

MBL and LOC Story


New York Times




Wikipedia (List of Baseball Stadiums and Years Constructed)

Library of Congress


NPR






Huffington Post

Forbes

Daily Kos

Writer’s Craft, Research, Author/Genre Study: Picture Book Biography, Jonah Winter, Matt Tavares  
Children’s Books
Matt Tavares
Tavares, M. (2013). Becoming Babe Ruth. Somerville, MA: Candlewick Press.  
Tavares, M. (2015). Growing up Pedro. Somerville, MA: Candlewick Press.
Tavares, M. (2010). Henry Aaron’s Dream. Somerville, MA: Candlewick Press.  
Tavares, M. (2012). There goes Ted Williams. Somerville, MA: Candlewick Press.  

Jonah Winter
Winter, J. (2014). Joltin’ Joe Dimaggio. Ill. by J. Ransome. New York: Atheneum.
Winter, J. (2005) Roberto Clemente: Pride of the Pittsburgh Pirates. Ill. by R. Colon. New York: Atheneum.  
Winter, J. (2009). You’ve never heard of Sandy Koufax? Ill. by A. Carrilho. New York: Schwartz and Wade.
Winter, J. (2013). You’ve never heard of Willie Mays? Ill. by T. Widener. New York: Schwartz and Wade.

Digital Texts


Library of Congress: Historical Baseball Resources

Babe Ruth - Baseball Hall of Fame

Babe Ruth - Society for American Baseball Research

Babe Ruth Official Site

Pedro Martinez - Baseball Hall of Fame

Pedro Martinez- Society for American Baseball Research

Hank Aaron - Baseball Hall of Fame

Hank Aaron - Society for American Baseball Research

Ted Williams - Baseball Hall of Fame

Ted Williams - Society for American Baseball Research

Ted Williams Official Website

Joe DiMaggio - Baseball Hall of Fame

Joe DiMaggio - Society for American Baseball Research

Joe DiMaggio - Official Website

Roberto Clemente - Baseball Hall of Fame

Roberto Clemente -  Society for American Baseball Research

Roberto Clemente, “Beyond Baseball,” Smithsonian Institute

Sandy Koufax - Baseball Hall of Fame

Sandy Koufax- Society for American Baseball Research

Willie Mays - Baseball Hall of Fame

Willie Mays - Society for American Baseball Research



Theme: Perseverance  
Children’s Books

Mochizuki, K. (1993). Baseball saved us. Ill. by D. Lee. New York: Lee and Low.

Rosenstock, B. (2014). The streak: How Joe Dimaggio became America’s hero. Ill. by T. Widener. Honesdale, PA: Calkins Creek.
Skead, B. (2013). Something to Prove: The great Satchel Paige vs. rookie Joe DiMaggio. Ill. by F. Cooper. Minneapolis, MN: Carolrhoda Books.
Vernick, A. (2010). She loved baseball: The Effa Manley story. Ill. by D. Tate. New York: Baltzer & Bray.
Wise, B., Farnsworth, B. (2005). Louis Sockalexis: Native American baseball pioneer. New York: Lee and Low.
Wise, B., Gustavason, A.  (2012). Silent Star: The story of deaf Major Leaguer William Hoy. New York: Lee and Low.

Digital Texts
Baseball in Japanese Internment Camps

The New York Times, “For Incarcerated Japanese-Americans, Baseball was Wearing the American Flag”

San Jose Mercury News, “Japanese Americans Recall Their Baseball Glory During Internment”

Japanese Internment Camps - Ansel Adams Photos


Public Radio International, “Baseball Behind Barbed Wire”

Satchel Paige

Satchel Paige - Baseball Hall of Fame

Satchel Paige - - Society for American Baseball Research

Satchel Paige Official Website

Effa Manley

Baseball Hall of Fame

Major League Baseball

PBS News Hour

Interview with Effa Manley from 1977

Keith Olbermann on ESBN

NPR on Effa and Hall of Fame

Louis Sockalexis
Louis Sockalexis - Society of American Baseball Research

The New York Times, “The American Indians of America’s Pasttime”

William Hoy

William Hoy - Society of American Baseball Research

“Dummy” Hoy Official Website

Library of Congress, William Hoy Baseball Card
http://loc.gov/pictures/resource/bbc.0383f/

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