Baseball's Biggest Bloopers: The Games That Got Away

Paperback | May 1, 1995

byDan Gutman

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A collection of baseball quotes and bloopers recounts the story of the 1912 dropped fly ball, Bill Buckner's bungling of an easy grounder in the 1986 World Series, and the most famous mistake in baseball history.

Some ball players are remembered for their home runs and great plays--but imagine being famous for blowing the game. Offering play-by-play descriptions of the games, historical trivia, and lifetime statistics of key players, this book shows how life goes on even after the worst moments--and how a little mistake can sometimes make a very big difference.

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Some ball players are remembered for their home runs and great plays--but imagine being famous for blowing the game. Offering play-by-play descriptions of the games, historical trivia, and lifetime statistics of key players, this book shows how life goes on even after the worst moments--and how a little mistake can sometimes make a ver...

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A collection of baseball quotes and bloopers recounts the story of the 1912 dropped fly ball, Bill Buckner's bungling of an easy grounder in the 1986 World Series, and the most famous mistake in baseball history.Some ball players are remembered for their home runs and great plays--but imagine being famous for blowing the game. Offering...

Dan Gutman has written numerous books for children including the Genius Files series, Baseball Card Adventures series, Baseball’s Biggest Bloopers and The Kid Who Ran for President. He lives in New York City. 

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 7.64 × 5.09 × 0.51 inPublished:May 1, 1995Publisher:Penguin Young Readers Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140376151

ISBN - 13:9780140376159

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Baseball's Biggest Bloopers A fast-paced, action-packed story. It has some of the most dramatic bloopers in history! I love it!!!!!!!!
Date published: 2008-10-17

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Some ball players are remembered for their home runs and great plays--but imagine being famous for blowing the game. Offering play-by-play descriptions of the games, historical trivia, and lifetime statistics of key players, this book shows how life goes on even after the worst moments--and how a little mistake can sometimes make a very big difference. Photos