Able to Play: Overcoming Physical Challenges

Glenn Stout (Author)
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Description

Able to Play shares the inspiring stories of four baseball players. Mordecai "Three Finger"
Brown, Ron Santo, Jim Abbott, and Curtis Pride faced physical challenges other
players didn't have. With determination and guts, they didn't just overcome; they
excelled. This book is a game-changing celebration of overcoming odds.

Product Details

Price
$6.99
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin
Publish Date
April 03, 2012
Pages
88
Dimensions
5.0 X 0.5 X 7.4 inches | 0.25 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
ISBN/EAN
9780547417332

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About the Author

Glenn Stout is the series editor of The Best American Sports Writing and author of more than
forty nonfiction sports biographies under the auspices of Matt Christopher. He has also
written all of the Good Sports books. He lives in Alburgh, Vermont. Visit Glenn at
www.goodsportsbyglennstout.com.

Reviews

"This is a book that can be read for research or fun and will have broad appeal among sports fans."--School Library Journal "In clean, fast-moving prose, Stout outlines the injuries, medical conditions, and birth defects that affected the men, the challenges and setbacks they faced, and their triumphs. Equal parts inspirational and informative."--Publishers Weekly Praise for Good Sports:

"Give this to fans of Matt Christopher, Mike Lupica, and Dan Gutman."--Booklist

"Accessible and inspirational."--Publishers Weekly

"Never patronizing, [Stout] captures both grit and glory."--Kirkus Reviews
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