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How far do you wanna go? : the true story of the man who turned 16 inner city kids into a team of champions

Author: Ramon Dixon; David Aromatorio
Publisher: Far Hills, N.J. : New Horizon Press, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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Crackling good baseball yarn and remarkable human interest story tells of Ramon "Tru" Dixon's struggles to create a little league team from a group of street-wise, underprivileged kids. Most have never played before. It details the exciting and sometimes dangerous episodes and games along the way. With determination and dedication Tru leads the team to overcome their own inexperience, gang violence, discrimination,
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Named Person: Ramon Dixon
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ramon Dixon; David Aromatorio
ISBN: 0882821555 9780882821559
OCLC Number: 36568765
Description: 316 p., [2] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Ramon "Tru" Dixon and David Aromatorio.
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Crackling good baseball yarn and remarkable human interest story tells of Ramon "Tru" Dixon's struggles to create a little league team from a group of street-wise, underprivileged kids. Most have never played before. It details the exciting and sometimes dangerous episodes and games along the way. With determination and dedication Tru leads the team to overcome their own inexperience, gang violence, discrimination, a problematic school system and their own traumas. He.

Inspires them to make it together to the championship games and individually to solid academic footings. Today Dixon is working towards the creation of a national youth complex. There hundreds, if not thousands, of children will have a safe environment in which to learn, live if necessary and play.

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