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The Ballgame of Life

Lessons for Parents and Coaches of Young Baseball Players

by David Allen Smith

  • 49 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by ACTA Sports .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Baseball - Essays & Writings,
  • Coaching - Baseball,
  • Sports & Recreation

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPeter Gammons (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages126
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8129229M
    ISBN 10087946299X
    ISBN 109780879462994
    OCLC/WorldCa144598043

      Willy's Ballgame is a work of fiction. The hero is Willy Mae Beal, a year-old contemporary woman, poised to throw a mph fastball through Big League Baseball's glass ceiling to become the great American game's first female phenom/5(3). Leslie Tryon is the author of the Albert books and several others for young readers. She is also the illustrator of Alma Flor Ada's Dear Peter Rabbit and With Love, Little Red Hen. She lives in Carmel Valley, Edition: No Edition.


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The Ballgame of Life by David Allen Smith Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Ballgame of Life does just that. Baseball is a game, and that needs to be stressed at every game, practice and team function.

Games are meant to be fun please, never forget that. With true life stories, commentary and some wonderful drills this book will help parents, coaches and parent coaches teach life skills along with baseball.5/5(3). OK, this book was produced to accompany a traveling exhibition on the Mesoamerican ballgame.

It is a coffee-table book: the ratio of pictures to text is high. The pictures represent a magnificent survey of the art depicting the ballgame throughout Mesoamerican history (or pre-history)/5(5).

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The Olmec began playing ballgames around BC, an activity that soon became an important part of Mesoamerican life. This book accompanies an exhibition at the Mint Museum of Art in North Carolina and includes 11 essays from the world's /5.

ball game also ballgame (bôl′gām′) n. Any of various games, such as baseball, played with a ball. A game with religious and The Ballgame of Life book significance in some pre-Columbian societies of Mesoamerica, southwestern North America, and the Caribbean, played with a rubber ball in a walled court.

Slang a. A competition: "But in the winner-take. About. This page showcases a few different cases (games) of some ball(s) bouncing off of the screen walls. There is a purpose and a meaning behindbeyond "ball is life", but ball is life, our planet is a one giant ball bouncing around within the confines of it's solar gravitational path, I digress, there is still a deeper meaning.

Each chapter of The Ballgame of Life ends with "Life Skills Learning Drills" designed to help kids and adults remember that baseball is a game meant to be played. Chapters include: Chapters include: The Goal of Every Great Parent/Coach5/5(1).

Ballgame of Life. One of the things I like to do with my children is help them see beyond the events in life to the purpose meaning within it. I had not only a wonderful, fun opportunity to do that with my son at a recent baseball game, but we got to experience God's help when doing it.

It is not often that a book marketed for an elementary/middle grade audience also strikes a chord with the teachers who offer it to their students.

Author Phil Bildner has written such a book. A WHOLE NEW BALLGAME may be intended for kids agesbut it /5. Parents need to know that A Whole New Ballgame is a thoughtful story about kids finding common ground despite differences such as ethnicities, physical abilities, social and emotional disorders, passions, and interests.

It's anchored by a seemingly unlikely friendship: a laid-back, dreadlocked boy and an autistic, red-haired classmate prone to behavioral outbursts.4/5. With its scholarly attention to a subject that will fascinate even general readers, The Mesoamerican Ballgame is a major contribution to the study of the mental life and outlook of New World peoples.

“The authors of the The Ballgame of Life book in this volume venture interpretations that are stimulating to the active researcher, relevant to students of. A Whole New Ballgame Phil Bildner, illus. by Tim Probert. Buy this book but this warm slice-of-life novel from Bildner (the Sluggers series) engages and entertains even so.

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FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be : Leslie Tryon. Life is a ballgame. Bein' played each day. Life is a ballgame. Everybody can play. Jesus is standin' at home plate. Waitin' for you there. Life is a ballgame, but.

You've got to play it fair. First base is temptation, The second base is sin. Third base tribulation. If you pass you can make it in. Ol' man Solomon is the umpire. And Satan is. Phil Bildner; illustrated by Tim Probert. Phil Bildner is a former New York City public school teacher who lives in Newburgh, New York.

The author of many books, including Marvelous Cornelius: Hurricane Katrina and the Spirit of New Orleans and The Soccer Fence: A Story of Friendship, Hope, and Apartheid in South Africa, Phil is a frequent speaker at conferences and. The Mesoamerican ballgame was a sport with ritual associations played since at least BCE by the pre-Columbian people of Ancient sport had different versions in different places during the millennia, and a newer more modern version of the game, ulama, is still played in a few places by the indigenous population.

The rules of the game are not known, but. A Whole New Ballgame: A Rip and Red Book has 18 reviews and 14 ratings. Reviewer awesomeguy wrote: Again, this is a half-recommend book because for me, it was kind of confusing.

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Each chapter of The Ballgame of Life ends with "Life Skills Learning Drills" designed to help kids and adults remember that baseball is a game meant to be played.

Chapters include: The Goal of Every Great Parent/Coach. Each chapter of The Ballgame of Life ends with "Life Skills Learning Drills" designed to help kids and adults remember that baseball is a game meant to be played.

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The book’s messages about teamwork, test-prep dependency, and stepping outside one’s comfort zone can be overpowering, but this warm slice-of-life novel from Bildner (the Sluggers series) engages and entertains even so.

Probert’s energetic illustrations match the positive exuberance of the story as both test day and the big game : Square Fish. In The Sport of Life and Death: The Mesoamerican Ballgame, editor E. Michael Whittington, curator of pre-Columbian and African art at North Carolina's Mint Museum, displays photographs ( in color) of numerous artistic and textual representations of such games, including the Mayan creation myth, the Popol Vuh.

With its energetic and authentic story and artwork, A Whole New Ballgame by Phil Bildner is a fresh, fun book about school, sports, and friendship.

“Cartoony illustrations lend energy and personality to the likable cast of characters. A school story with heart.” —Kirkus Reviews.

This title has Common Core connections. In the Maya area, surviving texts indicate the ballgame was the setting for mythological battles between the forces of life and death.

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