Rules of the game: baseball poems

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Wordsong,
Pub. Date:
c2009.
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English
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Here's a celebration of baseball in poetry and the poetry in baseball. Baseball is a game of fine points and grand gestures, small blunders and bold accomplishments—the hook slide into second, the humble bunt, the unexpected wild pitch, the bases-loaded home run. Poet and baseball fan Marjorie Maddox pays tribute to these and other details that make the national pastime an enduring and engaging sport for players and fans alike. Surprising wordplay and striking images offer a unique perspective of this classic American game.
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9781590786031
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table_of_contents Balk -- Pitchout -- Pitch -- Batting order -- Choking up on the bat -- Strike zone -- Sweet spot -- Beanball -- "Three and two, what'll he do?" -- Passed ball/wild pitch -- Batting cage -- Walk -- Strike -- Foul ball -- View from the dugout -- In the bullpen -- Relief pitcher -- Home run -- Designated hitter -- Balance -- Up high -- Error -- Grounder -- Collision -- Pop-up -- Infield fly rule -- Catch on bound -- Pinch hitter -- Line drive -- Hit and run -- Sacrifice bunt -- Slide: Takeout -- Figure-4 and pop-up -- Hook -- Headfirst -- LOB -- Double play -- Out -- Safe -- Stealing home -- Grand slam.
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title Rules of the game : baseball poems
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