Casey at the Bat


Author: Ernest Lawrence Thayer,Joe Morse
Publisher: Kids Can Press Ltd
ISBN: 1554534585
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 48
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Presents the classic American poem with illustrations depicting an urban setting with a multiracial cast of characters.

Ernest Thayer's "Casey at the Bat"

Background and Characters of Baseball's Most Famous Poem
Author: Jim Moore,Natalie Vermilyea
Publisher: McFarland Publishing
ISBN: 9780786467112
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 360
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Ernest Thayer's "Casey at the Bat" was first published in the San Francisco Daily Examiner on June 3, 1888. Its popularity owed much to the universality of its subject; every city seemed to have a "Casey" on its team. Thayer, a Harvard graduate, said little about the real Casey, though he did leave a few clues. "The verses owe their existence," he wrote in 1930, "to my enthusiasm for college baseball...and to my association with Will Hearst." Thayer's background is examined here as the basis for determining the origins of the colorfast cast of characters behind his "Ballad of the Republic"--men who may have been "Casey," "Flynn," "Cooney" and other members of the Mudville Nine.

The Annotated Casey at the Bat

A Collection of Ballads about the Mighty Casey
Author: Martin Gardner
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486285986
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 231
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Amusing sequels and parodies of one of America's best-loved poems: Casey's Revenge, Why Casey Whiffed, Casey's Sister at the Bat, others.

The illustrated Casey at the bat

the immortal baseball ballad
Author: Ernest Lawrence Thayer
Publisher: Workman Pub Co
ISBN: 9780894803031
Category: Humor
Page: 80
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A narrative poem about a celebrated baseball player who strikes out at the crucial moment of a game.

Casey at the bat

based on the poem
Author: Ernest Lawrence Thayer
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780880293570
Category: American poetry
Page: 43
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Casey at the Bat

The Story of My Life in Baseball
Author: Casey Stengel,Harry T. Paxton
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Baseball
Page: 254
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Mighty Casey, All-American


Author: Eugene Converse Murdock
Publisher: Greenwood Press
ISBN: 9780313240751
Category: Poetry
Page: 164
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This entertaining but scholarly book is a study of the historical and literary record of Casey at the Bat. Eugene Murdock begins with the poem's 1888 publication and theatrical debut. He considers the lively debates over authorship, rivalry among players calling themselves Casey, and communities claiming to be Mudville. He then details the poem's literary impact. Murdock includes some seventy Casey poems by other writers, organizing them by subject: the pitcher who struck Casey out, Casey's redemption, parodies, an opera, and more. In conclusion, Murdock reviews the entire subject and comments on Casey's role in history and folklore.

They Called Me Casey

The Completed Story of Casey at the Bat
Author: Michael Fennick
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 9781987530964
Category:
Page: 464
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Since its publication in 1888, mystery continues to cast a shadow on the thirteen stanzas of Ernest Lawrence Thayer's classic poem, Casey at the Bat. For over a century, his compelling lines have touched the hearts of all who have suffered despair from swinging and missing at a third strike pitch. But, is there noticeable absence sensed in Thayer's rhymes as they humbly hang in display at the Baseball Hall of Fame? Shouldn't additional details accompany his timeless work? Who was Casey? What was his past? And, maybe more importantly, what was Casey's future after that sympathetic strikeout propelled him into literary history. What if his tale mirrored the others that have had their ancestral facts uncovered in the search to ascertain new information? The revelation of truth can only allow both the living and the dead to rest in peace. But, when missing evidence disallows the summation of a final tally, imaginative writing is at times called upon to fictionalize accounts and appease a starved public. And, so it shall be with the saga of They Called Me Casey.

Casey's Revenge


Author: Grantland Rice,Jim Hull
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781499593587
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 74
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MUDVILLE—what a sad state it was in. Casey, the town's great baseball hero, had swung beautifully and mightily at the final pitch, only to have the ball disappear into the soft folds of the waiting catcher's mitt. Game over! The agony of defeat cuts so deep. In his immortal poem, "Casey at the Bat," Ernest Thayer pulled the proverbial rug out from beneath our feet. Just when it seemed certain Casey would win it all, all is lost. But Thayer once said, “hope springs eternal within the human breast.” Perhaps there can be another day, perhaps there can be another game, and perhaps there may be another chance for Casey. In 1906 Grantland Rice penned a sequel to "Casey at the Bat" entitled "Casey's Revenge." Rice was a famous sportswriter in the first half of the 20th century and a great fan of baseball. In this edition of "Casey's Revenge," Jim Hull once again entertains us with the same stunning detail and wild perspective baseball fans across the nation enjoyed as they looked through his drawings for Dover Publication's illustrated book, Casey at the Bat. As Casey digs in at the plate, you'll see a curve ball that really curves, what a pitcher looks like from behind Casey's front teeth, and a glimpse of the stands filled with ten thousand fans! Hang onto your hat—it's quite an adventure!

Casey Back at Bat


Author: Dan Gutman
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 9780060560270
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 32
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The mighty Casey is getting what any failed sports hero most desires: a second chance. He's got to prove himself after his last, disastrous game. All eyes are on Casey as he steps up to the plate. Will he finally bring joy to Mudville? It's a hilarious sequel to Ernest Lawrence Thayer's famous poem "Casey at the Bat: A Ballad of the Republic."

Casey at the Bat

Life, Love and Sports! -
Author: Bob Glasscock
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9781532312250
Category:
Page: N.A
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Casey at the Bat Baseball Cards

The Mudville Nine
Author: Frank Jacobs,Tony D'Adamo
Publisher: Dover Publications
ISBN: 9780486289267
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 13
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A rapidly growing group of Chinese language students are known as advanced beginners or heritage students - those who were raised in the United States in Chinese-speaking homes and can speak the language but cannot read or write it. Liu and Wang's primer is addressed to meet the needs of this rapidly expanding population of Chinese language students.

K.C. at the Bat


Author: David W Coleman
Publisher: SPORTSIDE BOOKS
ISBN: 1301943606
Category: Juvenile Fiction
Page: 53
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K.C. AT THE BAT is a fun, new story that follows the tradition of the original 19th-century verse, "Casey at the Bat." It tells of a baseball game between teams representing two fictional neighboring towns, somewhere in a rural part of Texas. The storyline is not limited to a mere half-inning of play. In K.C. AT THE BAT, author David W. Coleman projects the magic of the original "Casey" format over a full, nine-inning ballgame. It is a lively and entertaining account of baseball action in the familiar, iambic pentameter form. K.C. AT THE BAT is a work that can be shared by both adults and children. It is a book that a parent can read aloud to a child, that a child can learn to read on his or her own, and that a child can also read aloud back to his or her parents. K.C.AT THE BAT, while entertaining, can also be used to broaden the vocabulary – and thus, the knowledge – of any child reader, or even an adult!

At the Crack of the Bat

Baseball Poems
Author: N.A
Publisher: Hyperion
ISBN: 9781562821777
Category: American poetry
Page: 64
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An illustrated collection of poems, by a variety of authors, about the game and personalities of baseball.

Baseball Math

Grandslam Activities and Projects for Grades 4-8
Author: Christopher Jennison
Publisher: Good Year Books
ISBN: 9781596470071
Category: Education
Page: 104
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Educational resource for teachers, parents and kids!

Katie at the Bat


Author: Lisa S. Hoffstein
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 9781425758097
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 30
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Katie At The Bat is a re-write of the classic Casey at the Bat - A Ballad of the Republic Sung in 1888 by Ernest Lawrence Thayer. After more than a century of American lore - telling and retelling the story of Casey's unforgettable strike out, Katie at the Bat steps to the plate and reverses history. This new heroine is forced to face her fears and put out her best effort, despite her recent hitting slump and the fans' lack of confidence. Katie's big moment is compared to challenging circumstances faced by any young person in a stressful situation. In the final tense moments Katie grits her teeth and gives it her best shot. The moral is clear and straight forward - what matters is to believe in yourself and then anything is possible. The mission of the Katie At The Bat Team - A Non Profit Helping Kids Hit Home Runs In Life, is spelled out in the words and storyline of the book Katie At The Bat. For more information or additional copies visit www.KatieAtTheBatTeam.org.