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Spring Training

Post Date:02/28/2018 12:26 PM

It's the most wonderful time of year -- spring training! Fifteen Major League Baseball teams train in the Phoenix area and we host two of them right here in Mesa: the Chicago Cubs and the Oakland A’s.

Attending a spring training game at one of the Mesa stadiums? Avoid the parking stress and take a free shuttle from Downtown Mesa.

Explore the library's collections to expand your knowledge! Here are a few of our favorites:

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Images of America series: Cactus League Spring Training by Susie Steckner. 

(also available via hoopla and Overdrive)

 

 

 

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Knuckleball: The History of the Unhittable Pitch by Lew Freedman

(also available via hoopla and Overdrive)

 

 

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The Baseball Codes: Beanballs, Sign Stealing, & Bench-Clearing Brawls: The Unwritten Rules of America's Pastime by Jason Turbow 

 

 

 

 

More books about: 

 

 

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Baseball movies and documentaries via hoopla

Baseball Hero: Babe Ruth sound recording via Freegal

Greatest Baseball Moments sound recording via Freegal

 

 

 

For Kids

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Kids' books about baseball

Kid's books about baseball via Overdrive

Little Big Leagues: Music for Kids Who Love Baseball via Freegal

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