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Heroes of baseball : the men who made it America's favorite game

Author: Robert Lipsyte
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Meet the men who were and remain the heroes of baseball. These are men who did more than hit home runs or pitch perfect games--they changed the way our society perceives itself, and the goals we set for ourselves and our nation.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Lipsyte
ISBN: 0689867417 9780689867415
OCLC Number: 59879858
Notes: "A Byron Preiss Visual Publications, Inc. book."
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection.
Description: 92, [4] p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
Contents: Introduction : play ball ! --
Big Al leads off --
Hard ball --
The gift of the bambino --
The first --
The mick --
Hanging tough --
The summer of swat --
The planet's game? --
Next season.
Responsibility: Robert Lipsyte.
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Meet the men who were and remain the heroes of baseball. These are men who did more than hit home runs or pitch perfect games--they changed the way our society perceives itself, and the goals we set for ourselves and our nation.

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