Attention Teachers! Learning is fun when it involves
baseball! Math games, writing lessons, and history facts are all
included in the Inventor's Workshop at Teacher's
What is the connection with the Presidents of the
United States and baseball? Did you know . . . the words mentioned
in an unidentified soldier's letter were the 1st proof that President
George Washington "played base" - or at least a version
of the game.Source.
Want to know some ultimate fun facts about the sport?
Thorn, John and Pete Palmer (Editors). Total
Baseball: The Ultimate Encyclopedia of Baseball. HarperCollins,
(book and disk edition) 1993.
Teachers - Learn how to incorporate baseball into
your science lesson with this book:
Adair, Robert K. The Physics of Baseball. New
York: Harper and Row, 1990.
Read Abner's own words!
Doubleday, Abner. My Life in the Old Army: The
Reminiscences of Abner Doubleday: From the Collections of the New-York
Historical Society. Texas Christian University Press
For older children:
Gutman, Dan. Abner and Me (Baseball Card Adventures).
Harper Collins, 2005