by Bernard Malamud
Some "Text to Text" & "Text to World" connections to explore...
"Casey at the Bat" by Ernest Lawrence Thayer
Explore The Tenth Inning a documentary by Ken Burns.
Click here to learn more about the 1984 film version of The Natural - starring Robert Redford.
Prentice Hall Literature: The American Experience - Selected Textbook Resources
Short Story: "The First Seven Years" -p. 998
See the Fox Sports promo for the episode "Homer at the Bat" . You can watch the full episode in class and discover the many text connections between this episode of The Simpsons and The Natural.