Baseball Reading Organizer
Name: ________________________________________

In your groups, consider the following questions about the three readings.

1. What is the unifying theme in the excerpts by these three authors?

2. How do they the authors feel about baseball?

3. How do the authors feel about the stadium?

4. What is so special about Ebbets Field for Doris Kearns Goodwin?

5. What is so special about the Polo Grounds for Roger Angell?

6. Based on the tone of the readings, what do you learn about the three authors?

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