Book Equivalent # 1-2 Words: 113,544 Date: August 24
Title: The Baseball Codes Author: Jason Turbow
Genre ~ Non-Fiction / Fiction Type: Non-Fiction
Opening Sentence: With apologies to Joe Carter, the most memorable moment of the 1993 baseball season didn’t even happen while a ball was in play.
Favourite word / phrase / sentence: The pitcher has to find out is the hitter in timid, and if he is timid, he has to remind the hitter he’s timid. – Don Drysdale
Vocabulary and new terms (with part of speech) and definition:
Orbital bone – Bone right below the eye
Reflection, Connection & Personal Response:
This book was more of an informative book rather than a book with a storyline. I was able to connect to the book as the author wrote solutions to baseball plays that I could relate to. I can use the answers to help me in my baseball career.