These sites offer an introduction to the sport of baseball. Read about the history of baseball and how the game is played. Visit the National Baseball Hall of Fame to learn about famous players. View photos of the Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum. Includes interactive baseball games. There are links to eThemes Resources on the St. Louis Cardinals and the Negro League.
ThinkQuest: Totally Baseball
This student-created site offers an overview of baseball. Read about the positions, players, equipment, rules, and more. There is also an online baseball trivia quiz.
Exploratorium: The Science of Baseball
This site has comic book style articles that teach students about the physical motions of baseball. Play fun interactive games about the motions. Under the heading of "Exhibits," students can practice their swing time and home run hitting. There are also classroom activity ideas.
Read about the history of America's national pastime, find out how baseball began, learn about Jackie Robinson, and read about some of baseball's most famous pitchers.
Answer questions about baseball history to score hits in this online game.
ThinkQuest: Baseball: The Game and Beyond
Learn all about the different parts of a baseball stadium from this ThinkQuest. NOTE: The site includes an unmoderated discussion board.
Students can practice their math skills and play baseball at the same time with this online game. Choose from addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.
Batter's Up Baseball
Play this online baseball game by answering addition or multiplication games.
National Baseball Hall of Fame
This is the official site of the National Baseball Hall of Fame. See the inductee plaques, World Series artifacts, and more. Vist the "Hall of Famers" link on the left for information about all the memebers in the hall of fame.
Hall of Fame Inductees
This timeline has photographs and some audio clips of Hall of Famers' induction speeches. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Casey At the Bat
Read about the anniversary of this baseball poem. Click on the links on the right to read the original poem and its history. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Baseball as America
Learn more about how artifacts from the Baseball Hall of Fame moved about the United States in this traveling exhibit. Also take a trivia quiz about Chicago baseball.
Babe Ruth Birthplace and Museum
Learn more about Babe Ruth and the history of his birthplace in Baltimore, MD. Take a virtual tour and Museum and view pictures of the exhibits on display. NOTE: This site leads to social networking sites.
National Women's Baseball Hall of Fame
Learn more about women who have been inducted into this hall of fame and the purposes behind this organization. NOTE: This site plays music upon the page opening. NOTE: This site includes ads.
eThemes Resource: Baseball: St. Louis Cardinals
These sites have information about the St. Louis Cardinals baseball team. Read about the players, managers, owners, and history of the St. Louis team. Includes articles on Jack Buck, Darryl Kyle, Roger Maris, and Mark McGwire.
eThemes Resource: Baseball: Negro League
These sites have information about the teams and players in the Negro Baseball League. The history of the league is explained in text and timelines. Many sites have photographs and biographies of these players.
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