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Author Skead, Robert, author.

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

Publication Info. Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, [2013]
2013.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Meadowlark Non-Fiction  796.35 SKE    ---  Available
Description 36 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
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 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.
Subject Paige, Satchel, 1906-1982 -- Juvenile literature.
DiMaggio, Joe, 1914-1999 -- Juvenile literature.
New York Yankees (Baseball team) -- Juvenile literature.
Baseball players, Black -- Juvenile literature.
Baseball players -- United States -- Social conditions -- Juvenile literature.
Discrimination in sports -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Paige, Satchel, 1906-1982.
DiMaggio, Joe, 1914-1999.
Baseball players -- United States.
Discrimination in baseball.
Genre/Form Picture books for children.
Added Author Cooper, Floyd, illustrator.
Other Form: Online version: Skead, Robert. Something to prove. Minneapolis, MN : Carolrhoda Books, c2013 9781467709545 (OCoLC)830004097
ISBN 9780761366195 (library binding : alkaline paper)
0761366199 (library binding : alkaline paper)
9781467709545 (ebook)
1467709549 (ebook)

 
    
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