SPORTS ILLUSTRATED KIDS Presents PRO FILES: BASEBALL Profiles of the Biggest Stars and Tips on How to Play Like Them

NEW YORK, May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Now that Major League Baseball season is in full swing, the editors of SPORTS ILLUSTRATED KIDS present SPORTS ILLUSTRATED KIDS' PRO FILES: BASEBALL (SPORTS ILLUSTRATED KIDS; March 13, 2012; $17.95; ages 8-12), featuring the biggest stars in baseball and insider tips on how to play like them. The book is on sale now and is available at and retailers nationwide.

PRO FILES: BASEBALL offers statistics and bios of the best players in Major League Baseball, along with in-depth analysis from stars and coaches. The 96-page hardcover book, with 100 action-packed colorful photos, profiles 15 of the big leagues' hottest players and features signature content that includes: great writing, amazing statistics, and dynamic photography. PRO FILES: BASEBALL also delves deeper, providing insider secrets on how to hit, pitch and field just like the stars in the book. Experts break down skills and present drills so that young players can learn to play like the pros. In PRO FILES: BASEBALL, fans will not only read all about Joe Mauer and his accomplishments, but they'll also learn how to throw out a base runner like the Minnesota Twins star.

Big league profiles included in PRO FILES: BASEBALL:

  • Justin Verlander
  • Joe Mauer
  • Evan Longoria
  • Albert Pujols
  • Roy Halladay
  • And more!

"We are excited to share PRO FILES: BASEBALL with baseball fans and players of all ages," said Bob Der, Managing Editor, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED KIDS. "Between the trivia, statistics, and in-depth tips from pros themselves, we are confident baseball enthusiasts will think this book is a home run."  


Sports Illustrated Books
Publication date: March 13, 2012
$17.95 hardcover

About Sports Illustrated: 

SI is a multimedia sports brand that takes the consumer into the heart and soul of sports.  The SI franchise is anchored by SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, the most respected voice in sports journalism which reaches a weekly audience of nearly 21 million adults, and, the magazine's 24/7 sports news website that delivers more than 150 original stories to its users each week. The SI franchise also includes SPORTS ILLUSTRATED KIDS (, a monthly magazine targeted to kids age 8 and up; Golf Magazine and;, a social networking and sports news aggregation platform;, a website dedicated to college sports and the college sports lifestyle; SI Presents the magazine's specialty publishing division; as well as SI Books, SI Pictures, SI Productions, SI Digital and SI Events. Founded in 1954, SI is a division of Time Inc., the world's leading magazine publishing company and a subsidiary of Time Warner.



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