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Derek Jeter's Ultimate Baseball Guide 2015
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About The Book
No matter their favorite team or player, young sports fans can look to baseball legend Derek Jeter for information on America’s national pastime. Derek Jeter’s Ultimate Baseball Guide 2015 is jam-packed with facts about each of the thirty Major League teams. Brief team histories are peppered with Jeter’s handwritten notes and interwoven with cool trivia, covering everything from the sport’s start and the original Knickerbocker Rules to baseball’s weirdest superstitions. Not sure how to compute a slugging average? Want to know how many teams have won over 10,000 games? Ever wondered how many stitches are in a baseball? Fans will find answers to these and much more in this annual collector’s guide.
About The Illustrator
Damien Jones is an award-nominated illustrator and animator. He studied at the Arts University Bournemouth before undertaking numerous international illustration projects within children’s picture books and educational publications. The energy and excitement of major league baseball was a subject matter that Damien could not turn down, due to his love of American sports and the artistic challenge of capturing the athletic movement on paper. Damien works in both traditional and digital methods to bring these stars of baseball to life, using a few fluid pencil marks to highlight the power that these athletes have. He lives in Cornwall, England.
- Publisher: Little Simon (February 17, 2015)
- Length: 96 pages
- ISBN13: 9781481423328
- Ages: 8 - 10
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