Historical Baseball Books
The Sporting News Selects: Baseball's 25 Greatest Moments by Ron Smith and Joe Morgan
The All-Century Team by Mark Vancil looks at the 100 best players of the 20th century.
The Story of The Negro Leagues William Brashler has the history and the stars of these leagues.
300 Great Baseball Cards of the 20th Century is a historical look at baseball cards from Beckett Publishing.
The Echoing Green: The Untold Story of Bobby Thomson, Ralph Branca, and the Shot Heard Round the World by Joshua Prager gives details about how the Giants stole catchers’ signs from their center field clubhouse, leading to Thomson's famous home run.
How to Play the Game
Jeff Burroughs’ Little League Instructional Guide
Baseball for Kids: Skills, Strategies and Stories to Make You a Better Ballplayer by Jerry Kasoff
Touching All the Bases: Baseball for Kids of All Ages by Claire MacKay
The Art of Pitching by Tom Seaver
The Art of Hitting by Tony Gwynn
The Science of Hitting by Ted Williams
Jackie and Me (about Jackie Robinson), Babe and Me, and Honus and Me (about Honus Wagner) by Dan Gutman, from his Baseball Card Adventure series
Lou Gehrig, Pride of the Yankees by Keith Brandt
Babe Ruth, Home Run Hero by Keith Brandt
I Had a Hammer: The Hank Aaron Story by Lonnie Wheeler with Hank Aaron himself
Lists, Quotes, Jokes, and Statistics
Yogisms: I Didn't Really Say Everything I Said by Yogi Berra has a lot of the funniest sayings by one funny former catcher.
- p>Total Baseball: The Official Encyclopedia of Major League Baseball by John Thorn is loaded with statistics and very heavy.
Baseball Prospectus: The Essential Guide to the Baseball Season is a yearly guide that includes comprehensive statistics and analysis. It's a great tool to help prepare for a fantasy baseball season.
Batter Up! Baseball Activities for Kids of All Ages by Ouisie Shapiro includes a lot of fun facts, quizzes, and games. If you like the puzzles in the book you're reading now, check out Batter Up!
Baseball Math: Grandslam Activities and Projects for Grades 4–8 by Christopher Jennison will help you work on your math skills while having some fun.
The Pride of the Yankees, 1942, the story of Lou Gehrig
The Babe Ruth Story, 1948
The Jackie Robinson Story, 1950
Angels in the Outfield, 1951, the original
Damn Yankees, 1958, a Broadway musical brought to film
The Bad News Bears, 1976
The Natural, 1984
Eight Men Out, 1988, about the 1919 Black Sox scandal
Field of Dreams, 1989
Major League, 1989
A League of Their Own, 1992, about the women's leagues of the 1940s
Angels in the Outfield, 1994, the remake
This is a monthly magazine with stories about pro players past and present, rosters, a quiz (it's not easy), a crossword puzzle, and plenty of fun facts about the game.
Junior Baseball is all about baseball leagues for players 7 to 17.
Sporting News is the weekly newspaper of all sports. During the spring and summer months, there are plenty of stories about baseball plus lots of neat stats.
Sports Illustrated for Kids has info on many sports, including baseball. The magazine includes tips on playing the game and interviews with your favorite players.
USA Today has a great sports section with a lot about baseball, including daily reports on each team so you can see what your favorite team is up to.
This site has lots of information about players and teams, plus commentary on each season's games and spring training. There is also info on fantasy baseball.
This is the major leagues’ official baseball website. You can find anything you need there, including up-to-the-inning scores, pitching match-ups for the next several days, injury reports, trades, news, player statistics, and info on everything from spring training through the World Series. There is a history section with links to all sorts of baseball records and much, much more. In May and June you can even vote for the players for the All-Star game.
This is a very informative site about the Negro Leagues. The history, players, and teams are all part of this interesting site. New books are featured, as are several articles that offer insight into an important part of baseball and American history.