Batter up to understand baseball as you never have before with The Visual Dictionary of Baseball. Here is an entirely new kind of dictionary -- one that is packed with superb, full-color photographs, plus hundreds of terms and historical facts about the sport of baseball. The Visual Dictionary of Baseball gives you instant access to the vocabulary of baseball players, coaches, and fans in a way that is clear, informative, and easy to understand. If you know what a particular piece of baseball equipment or memorabilia looks like but don't know its name, simply look at the labels around the illustrations and photographs. And if you know a term from the sport but don't know exactly what it refers to, the comprehensive Index, Appendix, and Glossary direct you to the illustrations that show you just what you are looking for. Dorling Kindersley Visual Dictionaries are the ultimate finder's guides to what things are called. See, learn, discover, and identify all the parts of all the things in the world around you. From the parts of the baseball diamond to the materials inside the baseball to creating a winning lineup, the intricate workings of baseball are revealed in full-color clarity.