Baseball Heroes

Glenn Stout (Author)
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Description

Baseball Heroes is the first book in the new middle grade nonfiction series Good Sports, about the inspiring life stories of major league athletes who have overcome obstacles in the course of their life and careers. Each book tells the stories of athletes who have encountered and overcome significant obstacles, and whose story exempifies character and nerve in the face of adversity. Baseball Heroes highlights players who were among the first to break through barriers of race, ethnicity and even sex in order to play professional baseball. Subjects include Jackie Robinson, Hank Greenburg, Fernando Valenzuela, and Ila Borders.

Product Details

Price
$6.99
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin
Publish Date
December 27, 2010
Pages
121
Dimensions
5.25 X 0.33 X 7.61 inches | 0.25 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780547417080

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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 non-fiction sports biographies under the auspices of Matt Christopher. He lives in Alburgh, VT. Visit Glenn at www.goodsportsbyglennstout.com.