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Just as Good: How Larry Doby Changed Americas Game Chris Crowe

Just as Good: How Larry Doby Changed Americas Game

Chris Crowe

Published
ISBN : 9780763650261
Hardcover
32 pages
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Batter up for the first-ever childrens book about Larry Doby, the first African-American player to hit a home run in the World Series.The year is 1948, and Homer and his daddy are baseball crazy. Ever since last season, when their man Larry DobyMoreBatter up for the first-ever childrens book about Larry Doby, the first African-American player to hit a home run in the World Series.The year is 1948, and Homer and his daddy are baseball crazy. Ever since last season, when their man Larry Doby followed Jackie Robinson across baseballs color line and signed on with their team, the Cleveland Indians, its been like a dream come true. And today Larry Doby and the Indians are playing Game Four of the World Series against the Boston Braves! With a play-by-play narration capturing all the excitement of that particular game - and the special thrill of listening to it on the radio with family at home - Chris Crowe and Mike Benny craft a compelling tribute to an unsung legend. Kid-friendly and vividly illustrated, this long-overdue biography, featuring an extensive bibliography and historical note, illuminates the effect Larry Doby had on his fans as both a baseball hero and a champion for civil rights.