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Something to prove : the great Satchel Paige vs. rookie Joe DiMaggio / by Robert Skead ; illustrations by Floyd Cooper.

Skead, Robert (Author). Cooper, Floyd (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Hood River County Library District.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Summary:

In 1936, the New York Yankees wanted to test a hot prospect named Joe DiMaggio to see if he was ready for the big leagues. They knew just the ballplayer to callNSatchel Paige, the best pitcher anywhere, black or white. For the game, Paige joined a group of amateur African-American players, and they faced off against a team of white major leaguers plus young DiMaggio. Illustrations.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library J EARLY 796.357 SKE (Text) 33892100095018 Children's Early Non-Fiction Book None 05/22/2013 Available -
Parkdale Community Library J 796.357 SKE (Text) 33892100095026 Children's Non-Fiction Book None 05/25/2013 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780761366195 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 29 unnumbered pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
  • Publisher: Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, [2013]

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Summary, etc.:
In 1936, the New York Yankees wanted to test a hot prospect named Joe DiMaggio to see if he was ready for the big leagues. They knew just the ballplayer to callNSatchel Paige, the best pitcher anywhere, black or white. For the game, Paige joined a group of amateur African-American players, and they faced off against a team of white major leaguers plus young DiMaggio. Illustrations.
Subject: Paige, Satchel, 1906-1982 > Juvenile literature.
DiMaggio, Joe, 1914-1999 > Juvenile literature.
Baseball players > United States > Social conditions > Juvenile literature.
Discrimination in sports > United States > History > Juvenile literature.

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