Box Score: An Autobiography
By Vladimir Zykov
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Box Score is a completely free, easy-to-use app that explores baseball history through poetry and art. Formatted as literary baseball cards, the app features artwork by Randel Plowman, historic photographs from the rich history of baseball in Philadelphia, and poems and collages by Kevin Varrone. Users can view the artwork, read the poems, and listen to nearly 80 writers and artists perform the poems. The app also features “Extras” section that includes a glossary, list of sources, contributor bios and a video performance of Ernest Thayer’s iconic poem, “Casey at the Bat.”
-View original artwork and photographs inspired by the rich history of baseball & Phildelphia
-Navigate interactive literary baseball cards and read book in a variety of ways
-Listen to recordings of poets, musicians, and artists reading poems from the book in a variety of ways
-Extras section featuring video and additional information and options
What's New in Version 1.1.0
- Universal app - now compatible with iPhone and iPod Touch!
- Numerous bug fixes.
If you like baseball or poetry or poetry about baseball or reading about the poetry inherent in the game---its history, its mythos as personal history---then this book/app is for you!
- Category: Books
- Updated: Jun 11, 2013
- Version: 1.1.0
- Size: 127 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: Vladimir Zykov
- © 2012-13 Kevin Varrone
Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.