Have you read Play Ball! The Story of Little League Baseball?

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This year, Little League Baseball® observes its diamond anniversary, and fans are celebrating with an updated book, Play Ball! The Story of Little League Baseball and a one-hour, original documentary film, Little League: A History.

“Play Ball!,” the best-selling history of Little League and the World Series by Lance and Robin Van Auken (Penn State University Press), has been updated and is available as an ebook. The new book is filled with noteworthy visitors and interesting facts. Updated content includes a new chapter on author John Grisham’s movie, “Mickey,” the Danny Almonte scandal, Tee Ball on the South Lawn, pitch counts and arm injuries, child protection policies, ESPN, and the new $4 million World of Little League Museum.