Book Report

 

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.