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Author Stout, Glenn, 1958-

Title From hardships to championships / by Glenn Stout.

Imprint Boston : Sandpiper/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, c2013.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PCMS True Stories  TR STOUT    ---  Available
Description x, 134 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Series Good sports
Stout, Glenn, 1958- Good sports.
Contents Babe Ruth: From St. Mary's to the Hall of Fame -- Jimmy Piersall's battle against mental illness -- Ron LaFlore: Paroled to play ball -- Joe Torre's biggest victory -- Torii Hunter: overcoming every obstacle.
Summary Baseball is a great sport, but not all players had the home life as kids that nurtured their talent. Babe Ruth, Jim Peirsall, Torii Hunter, Ron LeFlore, and Joe Torre dealt with poverty, abuse, and addiction when young, and had to turn their lives around to play the game they loved. A moving look at the lives of these four great players.
Study Program Accelerated Reader RL 6.7 4.0 PCMS
Subject Baseball players -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Baseball players -- United States -- Conduct of life -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9780547887357

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