Baseball's Best: Five True Stories

by Andrew Gutelle
Illustrator Cliff Spohn

Random House Children's Books | March 24, 1990 | Trade Paperback |

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Babe Ruth, Joe DiMaggio, Jackie Robinson, Roberto Clemente, and Hank Aaron-five amazing baseball legends. From the first black man to play major-league ball to the longest hitting streak ever, these are some of the game's most inspiring stories. Find out what unforgettable feats won each player a place in the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 48 Pages, 5.91 × 8.66 × 0 in

Published: March 24, 1990

Publisher: Random House Children's Books

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0394809831

ISBN - 13: 9780394809830

Appropriate for ages: 6 - 8

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Baseball's Best: Five True Stories

Baseball's Best: Five True Stories

by Andrew Gutelle
Illustrator Cliff Spohn

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 48 Pages, 5.91 × 8.66 × 0 in

Published: March 24, 1990

Publisher: Random House Children's Books

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0394809831

ISBN - 13: 9780394809830

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Babe Ruth, Joe DiMaggio, Jackie Robinson, Roberto Clemente, and Hank Aaron-five amazing baseball legends. From the first black man to play major-league ball to the longest hitting streak ever, these are some of the game's most inspiring stories. Find out what unforgettable feats won each player a place in the Baseball Hall of Fame.

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Illus. in full color & photos. "Using a you-are-there approach, Gutelle tells about five special moments in the careers of baseball Hall-of-Famers Babe Ruth, Joe DiMaggio, Jackie Robinson, Roberto Clemente, and Hank Aaron. The present-tense gambit brings immediacy to the narratives, and the drama of the moment will grab young fans. Solid reading for third-graders."--"Booklist.

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"Using a you-are-there approach, Gutelle tells about five special moments in the careers of baseball Hall-of-Famers Babe Ruth, Joe DiMaggio, Jackie Robinson, Roberto Clemente, and Hank Aaron. The present-tense gambit brings immediacy to the narratives, and the drama of the moment will grab young fans. Solid reading for third-graders".--Booklist

Appropriate for ages: 6 - 8

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