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Aaron Judge for New York Yankees, Shohei Ohtani for Los Angeles Angels, and Bryce Harper for Philadelphia Phillies, on cover of 'Stars of Major League Baseball', by Abbeville Press.

Stars of Major League Baseball

By (author) Craig Calcaterra


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  • Children's book profiling 28 of today's greatest baseball players, with vibrant colour photographs and key stats
  • Includes players representing all teams and all positions on the field
  • Continues Abbeville's popular series of sports nonfiction for ages 7+, which also includes Stars of World Soccer (now in its third edition) and Stars of the NBA
Full Description

Step up to the plate with baseball’s top players, from mainstays like Mookie Betts and Gerrit Cole to rising stars like Shohei Ohtani and Vladimir Guerrero Jr.

Young fans will enjoy these lively profiles of the game’s biggest stars, which explore their life stories, their playing styles, and their greatest baseball moments. Stars of Major League Baseball is illustrated with colourful photos and includes key statistics for each player.

Athletes included: José Abreu (White Sox); Ronald Acuña Jr. (Braves); Sandy Alcantara (Marlins); Pete Alonso (Mets); Yordan Álvarez (Astros); Tim Anderson (White Sox); Nolan Arenado (Cardinals); Mookie Betts (Dodgers); Gerrit Cole (Yankees); Jacob deGrom (Mets); Edwin Díaz (Mets); Freddie Freeman (Dodgers); Paul Goldschmidt (Cardinals); Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (Blue Jays); Bryce Harper (Phillies); Aaron Judge (Yankees); Manny Machado (Padres); Shohei Ohtani (Angels); José Ramírez (Guardians); Austin Riley (Braves); Julio Rodríguez (Mariners); Max Scherzer (Mets); Corey Seager (Rangers); Juan Soto (Padres); Fernando Tatís Jr. (Padres); Mike Trout (Angels); Trea Turner (Dodgers); Justin Verlander (Astros).

About the Author

Craig Calcaterra is a writer based in New Albany, Ohio. He is the writer and editor of the daily baseball, news, and culture newsletter, Cup of Coffee and the upcoming book, Rethinking Fandom: How to beat the Sports-Industrial Complex at its Own Game (Belt Publishing, April 5, 2022). He was previously the lead national baseball writer for NBC Sports, where he launched and edited the blog HardballTalk.

Abbeville Press
27th Jun 2023
World excluding USA, Canada, Puerto Rico, and Australia
279 mm x 213 mm
64 Pages
Name of series
Abbeville Sports
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