Something To Prove: The Great Satchel Paige Vs. Rookie Joe Dimaggio (Carolrhoda Picture Books)

 Something to Prove: The Great Satchel Paige Vs. Rookie Joe Dimaggio (Carolrhoda Picture Books) Text fb2 ebook

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 call Satchel 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. The odds were stacked against t...

Age Range: 7 - 11 years
Grade Level: 2 - 3
Lexile Measure: 800L
Hardcover: 32 pages
Publisher: Carolrhoda Books; 1st edition (January 1, 2013)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0761366199
ISBN-13: 978-0761366195
Product Dimensions: 9.2 x 0.2 x 11 inches
Amazon Rank: 1195818
Format: PDF ePub Text TXT fb2 book

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erienced black team. But Paige's skillful batting and amazing pitching with his "trouble ball" and "bat dodger" kept the game close.Would the rookie DiMaggio prove himself as major league player? Or would Paige once again prove his greatness and the injustice of segregated baseball?