Who Got Game?: Baseball: Amazing But True Stories!
by Derrick Barnes
Publication Date: Mar 17, 2020
List Price: $12.95
Format: Paperback, 176 pages
Target Age Group: Middle Grade
Imprint: Workman Publishing
Publisher: Workman Publishing Co., Inc.
Parent Company: Workman Publishing Co., Inc.
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Celebrate the unheralded people and stories that helped shape the game of baseball!
Meet unsung pioneers, like John “Bud” Fowler, William Edward White, and brothers Moses Fleetwood Walker and Weld Walker, four African Americans who integrated white teams decades before Jackie Robinson.
Discover unforgettable moments, like the time a 17-year old girl named Jackie Mtchell struck out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig.
Marvel at records. Did you know that Japanese superstar Sadaharu Oh has a whopping 113 more career homers than Hank Aaron?
And that’s just for starters! This lively illustrated collection of shiny nuggets of baseball lore will transform you into a superfan who knows the game better than anyone else. Someone who’s got game.
- Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Sports & Recreation
- Juvenile Nonfiction / History / United States / General
- Juvenile Nonfiction / Sports & Recreation / Baseball & Softball