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Long ball : the legend and lore of the home run

Author: Mark Stewart; Mike Kennedy
Publisher: Minneapolis : Millbrook Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English
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Explore the stories behind home run stats and look at baseball's "greatest hit" from the game's beginnings through today.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Stewart; Mike Kennedy
ISBN: 0761327797 9780761327790
OCLC Number: 60650843
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection.
Description: 64 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Touching them all : the history of the home run --
Forever famous : 10 great long balls --
Long ball legends : the art of hitting home runs --
Longest, shortest, strangest : baseball's most remarkable home runs --
Fabulous feats : an inside look at the long ball --
For the record : baseball's home run marks --
Baseball's greatest hit : the future of the home run.
Responsibility: Mark Stewart and Mike Kennedy.
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Explore the stories behind home run stats and look at baseball's "greatest hit" from the game's beginnings through today.

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