Baseball Poems

by Brenda Awerbach

1927 Yankees
by Robert L.Harrison
Published by: New York Baseball Poems (1999)

A clever runner steals a base
By James J. Metcalfe
A Fairy Tale
B by Wayne Lanter
After the Game
From the book "That Sweet Diamond"
By Paul B. Janeczko, Carole Katchen (Illustrator)
Alone At The Plate  
by William (Sugar) Wallace 
Babe Ruth Curse I
by Joe Pickering, Jr. 
Ball of Bases
A Baseball Poem
By: Hank Festa (Los Angeles, CA.)

A Ballad of Baseball Burdens 
by  Franklin P. Adams

Ballpark Haiku
by Tim Peller
Barry Bonds Hits his 700th Home Run
by Kit Menkin
The Base Stealer
by Robert Francis
Baseball Archeologist
by Tim Peeler

Baseball Canto
by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Written by Don Angel © in 08-1997
Published: Baseball Almanac (08-2003)
Baseball is a Simple Game
A Poem by Nancy Pham

by Samplette

Baseball and Writing
Marianne Moore
Baseball Is
by Greg Hall ©

Published: ESPN Radio (2000)
A Baseball Game (Free Verse)  
The Baseball Players
By Donald Hall
Baseball Season to Begin
by Erif Forgaard
Excerpts from:
"Baseball According to Lao-Tzu" by John W. Hart III, illustrations by Adam R. Factor
Bat Boy
by Dan Zamudio

The Batter
From the book
That Sweet Diamond
by Paul B. Janeczko, Carole Katchen (Illustrator)

Beisbol's Arrival
by Michael J. Bielawa ©
Published: Baseball Almanac (2000)

Bob Shepard
by Bill Lattanzi


“Brother Noah Gave Out Checks For Rain”
by Arthur Longbrake

by Tim Peeler
The Call of the Brook
Verdigris Valley Verse
Albert Stroud
(Coffeyville, Kansas: The Journal Press. 1917)
Casey at the Bat
by R.J. Brown
Casey's Random Batting Trail
by Keith Woolner
The Catcher Learns the Motion
by Tim Peeler
Catcher Sings the Blues
From the book "That Sweet Diamond"
By: Paul B. Janecsko, Carole Katchen (Illustrator)
The Carcher Learns the Motion
by Tim Peeler
The Closer
The Crowd at the Ball Game
by William Carlos Williams
Cubs Poem
Written by Brian Dougherty 2/4/04
Dodger Blue
by Richard Aberdeen©(August 20, 2003) 
Sung to the tune Deportee by Woodie Guthrie & Marting Hoffman
Double Play
Fron the Book "That Sweet Diamond"
by Paul B. Janeczko, Carole Katchen (Illustrator)
End of Millennium World Series 2000
by Mark H. Young ©
Published: Baseball Almanac (11/15/2000)
Fathers Playing Catch
By Donald Hall
Fifth Place Baseball in September
By Tim Peeler
First Time At Third
by Jacqueline Sweeney © 
Published: At The Crack Of The Bat (1992
For Junior Gilliam
by B. H. Fairchild
God Protects Fools with Curveballs
by Tim Peller
Ground Hog Days
By Paul Hunt, Topsham, Maine

The Greatest Hitter that ever lived
By Ken Wasnock

Haiku Contes Winners
Hall of Fame Weekend

Hammerin' Hank
by D. Roger Martin ©

Hot Stove
by Two Finger Carney
How It All Started
I Dream of a Baseball Star
by Gregory Corso
I love Baseball  
By Rudyard Kipling
In 69
By Tim Peeler
In the Blazing Sun
- from: Songs Of The Out-o'-doors
By JackFan2

The Last Cowboy
Gene Autry poem by Jack Buck

by Jim "Mudcat" Grant

Listening to Baseball
By Jim Lehrer

Love of the Game
by David Michael Chambers
Little Boy with his Bat and Ball  

The Machine
by Stephen Porter ©
Published: Baseball Almanac (03-20-2001)

The man who gave all the dreamers in baseball land bigger drams to dream
by Michael J. Farrand
"Miracle Man": An original Poem
by Holly Russcher
My Favorite Sport is Baseball  
National Pastime
by Anonymous

The Night Game
by Robert Pinsky

by Hester Jewell Dawson ©
Published: Stone Country (1986)

Old Timer's Day, Fenway Park, 1 May 1982
Donald Hall, U.S. Poet Laureate

Opening Day in Chicago
Tomorrow by Milton Bracker
Play at the Plate
From the Book "That Sweet Diamond"
by Paul B. Janeczko, Carole Katchen (Illustrator)
Playing the Prison Team at Menard  

Polo Grounds 
Rolfe Humphries

By Nancy Weaver
Rainbow Slugger
by Tim Peeler 
Red Sox Prayer
By Joan Morgan, Oklahoma

By Robert Frost
The Red Sox Vs. The Ultimate Yankees
by Bella Scorran

Setting The Record
Written by Don Angel © in 10-2001
Published: Baseball Almanac (08-2003)

by Charles Ghigna ©
Published: Boyd Mills Press (2003)
Silly Question
by Papa Joe Chevelier
Song of Myself
by Walt Whitman
from: Songs Of The Out-o'-doors
Published in: The Popular Magazine - April 7, 1912

SPRING TRAINING POEM (pitchers and catchers report)
by Carl Stevens

Stolen Butter  
Stop Action
Written by Conrad Hilberry, published in
“Line Drives,” 100 Contemporary Baseball
Poems edited by Brooke Horvath and Tim Wales,
published by Southern Illinois University Press
Written by Gene Carney, published in
“Romancing the Horsehide: Baseball Poems
on Players the Game”
Published by McFarland and Company
Ted Williams - Still Smiling
by Thomas Michael McDade
Teddy at the Bat
(With apologies to Ernest Lawrence Thayer) 
By Dick Flavin (all rights reserved)
That Home Run Feeling
by Tim Peeler
Thatcher on Hill
By Thomas Fronckowiak Jr.
There is nothing, in sport, like a new baseball
by Tim Peeler
Tied Bottom of the Nineth
John W. Knight
This is the day
by Tim Peeler
Three Run Homers, or, Rupert Brooke Celebrates Baseball  
Three Strikes, yer Out
..... written by Greg Salts, Chula Vista, Calif.

The Time Machine
by Stephen Porter ©
Published: Baseball Almanac (03-20-2001)

There was a Baseball game somewhere
by Tim Peeler
Twenty-Six Years Now
by Anonymous
Voices of the Game
By J. Kyle
What Baseball Means to Me
By Nathan N. Alpert
When I go to a Red Sox Baseball Game.
The Boston Herald; 10/13/2003
(Arts and Lifestyle)
Byline: Nicole Tardiff
When the Yankees Win
by Carol P, Yankee Poet Laureate (Self Proclaimed)

Whiskey Moonl
by Tim Peeler

Why Baseball Waltzes with Letters
by Tim Peeler

by Ann Marie Macari

Yesterday When I was Young
Lyrics by Charles Aznavour
Translated into English by Herbert Kreutzer
Performed by Roy Clark, August 15, 1995, Dallas, Texas

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