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Miracle mud : Lena Blackburne and the secret mud that changed baseball

Author: David A Kelly; Oliver Dominguez
Publisher: Minneapolis : Millbrook Press, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Primary school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Lena Blackburne loved baseball. He watched it, played it, he coached it. But he didn't love the ways players broke in new baseballs. Tired of soggy, blackened, stinky baseballs, he found a better way. Thanks to a well-timed fishing trip and a top-secret mud recipe, Lena Blackburne Baseball Rubbing Mud was born. For seventy-five years, baseball teams have used Lena's magic mud to prepare baseballs before every game.
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Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Biographies
Biography
Juvenile works
Picture books
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Lena Blackburne; Lena Blackburn; Lena Blackburne; Lena Blackburn
Material Type: Biography, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David A Kelly; Oliver Dominguez
ISBN: 9780761380924 0761380922
OCLC Number: 794973753
Awards: Sakura 2015-2016 Nominee.
Target Audience: 480
Description: 1 volume, unpaged : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Responsibility: by David A. Kelly ; illustrated by Oliver Dominguez.

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Lena Blackburne loved baseball. He watched it, played it, he coached it. But he didn't love the ways players broke in new baseballs. Tired of soggy, blackened, stinky baseballs, he found a better way. Thanks to a well-timed fishing trip and a top-secret mud recipe, Lena Blackburne Baseball Rubbing Mud was born. For seventy-five years, baseball teams have used Lena's magic mud to prepare baseballs before every game.

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