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. Cigarettes: What the Warning Label Doesn't Tell You – The First Comprehensive Guide to the Health Consequences of Smoking Updated and Revised for the 21st Century. New York: American Council on Science and Health, June 2003.

This book explores not only commonly-known effects of smoking, but also the lesser known health consequences.

Buckley, James Jr. The Visual Dictionary of Major Leauge Baseball. New York: DK (Doring-Kindersley) Publishing, 2001.

Ultimate finder's guide to the game's vocabulary, replete with photographs.

National Baseball Hall of Fame. Baseball As America: Seeing Ourselves Through Our National Game. Washington, DC: National Geographic, 2002.

This catalogue to the national traveling exhibition offers wonderful photos of historical artifacts and memorabilia.

Pearlman, Donn. Collecting Baseball Cards: How to Buy Them, Trade Them, and Keep Track of Their Value as Investments . Chicago, IL: Bonus Books, 1991.

A guide to collecting baseball cards. This book begins with a brief history of baseball cards that entertains the very question of this lesson: Why was Honus Wagner's card so valuable? It also illuminates the art of collecting today.

Web Sites

ACS: Questions asked about Smoking, Tobacco, and Health.

This site helps to answer the lesson question about the effects of smoking on younger children.

Baseball Almanac. Tobacco Baseball Cards.

Sheds light on the intrigue and controversy of the value of T-206 Wagner card. Some information on this site suggests that Honus Wagner may have had other business motivations for pulling his card from the Tobacco Series as well.

Baseball [PBS Online], Shadowball: Thirties Baseball

This website offers a copy of the short story "Thirties Baseball" written by Robert W. Creamer.

Take me out to the Ballgame

This website offers an audio playing of the popular song "Take Me Out to the Ballgame"

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