Game Day: Behind the Scenes at a Ballpark

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Describes the various activities that take place behind the scenes before, during, and after a baseball game, using a Baltimore Orioles game at Oriole Park at Camden Yards as an example

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Gr 3-5-A fascinating look at the inner workings of a major-league stadium. Readers are given a glimpse of the variety of individuals involved in the operation of a big-league ballpark, from the computer operators who control what appears on the scoreboard to the "pickers" and "blowers" who clean up after a game. They will also learn some facts about the major leagues (approximately 70 balls are used in a typical game, the balls used by the Orioles are all rubbed with mud that comes from a secret location on the Delaware River, etc.). Profusely illustrated with outstanding full-color photographs of Baltimore's Camden Yards, this title is sure to be a hit.-Richard Luzer, Fair Haven Union High School, VT

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