Fun At Bat At Home: Activities Booklet

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WORD SEARCH

Directions: Search up, down, forward and backward to find each hidden word.

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WORD SEARCH ANSWER KEY

Directions: Search up, down, forward and backward to find each hidden word.

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USA BASEBALL MAD LIBS FREEDOM’S DAY AT THE BALLPARK

Hey, baseball fans! It’s your USA Baseball team mascot, Freedom. I’m getting ready for our big international game tonight against Team _________ (Country). Looks like tonight’s weather is calling for ________ (Weather), so I make sure to pack my _________ (Clothing Item) and head to the ballpark in my ____________ (Vehicle).

On my way to the ballpark, I cannot help but think about all of the great food options that will be available at the concession stands. Once I get to the game, I think I will order myself _____________ (Number) _____________ (Food). This should help satisfy my hunger and get me energized for the game!

When I get to the ballpark, I notice the fans ____________ (Verb) in to the stadium. Many of the fans are wearing their favorite USA Baseball ___________ (Clothing Item) and ____________ (Clothing Item) proudly!

I see the players on the field stretching and ___________ (Verb/Exercise) to get warmed up for the start of the game. While this is happening, ___________ (Number) fans run over to me and ask for my autograph! I quickly grab my ____________ (Adjective) pen and sign away.

Fans quickly file in to their seats and begin to cheer as the umpire yells “PLAY BALL!” to start the game! I cannot wait to hear the __________ (Sound) of the bat and the ____________ (Sound) of the glove. These are some of my favorite sounds in the ___________ (Location).

USA Baseball wins! The final score is ____________ (High Number) to __________ (Low Number). I am so ____________ (Adjective) for all of the fans who came out to support our team. I feel _______________ (Adjective) to be the USA Baseball mascot.

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SPOT THE DIFFERENCE

Directions: Can you find the differences between these two photos of Giancarlo Stanton and Willie Randolph? Hint: There are five (5) differences

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SPOT THE DIFFERENCE ANSWERS Directions: Can you find the differences between these two photos of Giancarlo Stanton and Willie Randolph? Hint: There are five (5) differences

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USA BASEBALL TRIVIA 1.

Which USA Baseball Alumni has earned the most World Series Championship titles? A. Alex Bregman B. Nomar Garciaparra C. Derek Jeter D. Kris Bryant

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Which of the following players has their number retired by USA Baseball? A. #10 – Chipper Jones, 2006 & 2009 World Baseball Classic Teams B. #41 – Mark McGwire, 1984 U.S. Olympic Team C. #43- R.A. Dickey, 1994-96 Collegiate National Teams, 1996 U.S. Olympic Team, 2013 World Baseball Classic Team D. #27- Giancarlo Stanton, 2013 & 2017 World Baseball Classic Teams

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What is the name of USA Baseball’s mascot? A. Glory B. Freedom C. Patriot D. Ethan the Eagle Which one of the following players was awarded the USA Baseball Golden Spikes Award in 2010? A. Stephen Strasburg B. Buster Posey C. Trevor Bauer D. Bryce Harper

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WORD SCRAMBLE

Take your swing at unscrambling the following words!

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DESIGN YOUR OWN JERSEY

Directions: Time to get creative! Go ahead and design your own jersey with your name!

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