To celebrate the release of It’s A Numbers Game! Baseball by James Buckley, Jr., and foreword by Cincinnati Reds’ Pitcher Sean Doolittle on February 2nd, as well as Pi Day on 3/14 and the start of Baseball season, blogs across the web are featuring exclusive spreads from the book plus 5 chances to win a finished copy and a $25 gift card to the MLB Shop!
With every hit, ball, strike, and home run numbers are being calculated on the baseball field. Get ready to learn all the ways digits and math factor into the game, from the countless statistics used to measure an individual player’s game to the exact timing used to steal a base.
Read about all the greatest players from baseball history and get fun facts, like what the most retired jersey number is. Discover what countries dominate in the Little League World Series and check out cool graphics that show the frequency of hits to every part of the field. Jam-packed with sports trivia, awesome photos, and fun activities at the end of every chapter, this number-focused look at the game is the ultimate grand slam.
JAMES BUCKLEY, JR. is the author of more than 100 books for young readers on basketball, baseball, football, soccer, and more. A former editor at Sports Illustrated and NFL Publishing, he is also the author of the top-selling annual Scholastic Year in Sports. In the non-sports world, he has written a dozen titles in the New York Times best-selling Who Was…? biography series. He lives in Santa Barbara, California, where he runs the Shoreline Publishing Group, a leading producer of nonfiction for kids.
- One (1) winner will receive a finished copy of It’s A Numbers Game! Baseball by James Buckley, Jr., and foreword by Cincinnati Reds’ Pitcher Sean Doolittle plus a $25 MLB Shop gift card.
- Check out the other four stops for more chances to win
- US/Can only
- Ends 3/21 at 11:59pm ET
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March 9th – BookHounds
March 10th – Always in the Middle
March 11th – From the Mixed-Up Files of Middle Grade Authors
March 12th – Christy’s Cozy Corners