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Author Bryant, Howard, 1968-

Title Legends : the best players, games, and teams in baseball / Howard Bryant.

Publication Info. New York : Philomel Books, an Imprint of Penguin Group, [2015]


Description xii, 228 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
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Contents Spring. The One and Only: Babe Ruth -- Jackie Robinson becomes a legend -- Willie's time: the greatness of Willie Mays -- Too good: six years of Sandy Koufax -- "Something for me, Mama": Henry Aaron hits #715 -- Rickey Henderson: one of a kind -- Summer. Miracle!: the 1914 Boston Braves -- The Boys of Summer: the 1947-55 Brooklyn Dodgers -- The Outlaws: the 1972-74 Oakland A's -- Saved: the 1993 San Francisco Giants -- Too good to be true: Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa -- Victory summer: the 1998 New York Yankees -- Fall. Goliath falls: the 1960 World Series -- Something to prove: Roberto Clemente's quest -- The best ever: the 1975 World Series -- The Original: Reggie Jackson becomes Mr. October -- "Don't give us a chance": the 2004 Boston Red Sox -- Joy and heartbreak: the 2011 World Series -- A timeline of baseball's key moments (top 40 style).
Summary In this volume, Howard Bryant brings to life the best that baseball has to offer--the heroes, the bitter rivalries, the moments that every sports--loving kid should know.
Audience Age: 8-12.
Grade: 4 to 6.
Study Program AR MG RL 6.9 PTS 6 172188.
Subject Baseball -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Baseball players -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Added Title Best players, games, and teams in baseball
ISBN 9780399169038

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