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Author Borders, Ila Jane, 1975- author.

Title Making my pitch : a woman's baseball odyssey / Ila Jane Borders with Jean Hastings Ardell ; foreword by Mike Veeck.

Publication Info. Lincoln ; London : University of Nebraska Press, [2017]
copyright 2017


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PHS Non-Fiction  796.357 BORDERS    ---  DUE 02-01-19
Description xix, 130 pages, 16 unnumbered pages, 94 pages : black and white illustrations ; 24 cm
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volume nc rdacarrier
Study Program AR UG RL 6.5 PTS 14 188185.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Prologue -- Little beginnings -- Lipstick adolescence -- College: pitching through adversity -- Mike Veeck and the St. Paul Saints -- Duluth-Superior Dukes: being "Babe" -- The Dukes: nailing a win -- Another team, another town -- Out of the game -- Loss -- Epilogue.
Indexed In: Junior Library Guild
Summary Ila Jane Borders, despite formidable obstacles, became a Little League prodigy, MVP of her otherwise all-male middle school and high school teams, the first woman awarded a baseball scholarship, and the first to pitch and win a complete men's collegiate game.
Audience Ages 14 & up.
Grades 9 & up.
920L Lexile.
Awards A Junior Library Guild selection (JLG)
Subject Memoir.
Borders, Ila Jane, 1975- -- Juvenile literature.
Borders, Ila Jane, 1975-
Borders, Ila Jane, 1975-
Pitchers (Baseball) -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women baseball players -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Pitchers (Baseball) -- United States -- Biography.
Women baseball players -- United States -- Biography.
Baseball players -- United States -- Biography.
Added Author Ardell, Jean Hastings, 1943- author.
Veeck, Mike, writer of foreword.
ISBN 9780803285309 (hardcover) : 27.00

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