Heroes of Baseball: the Men who Made it America's Favorite Game - Robert Lipsyte.
By: Lipsyte, RobertMaterial type: TextPublisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c2005Edition: 1st edDescription: 92,  p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cmISBN: 0689867417 (reinforced); 9780689867415 (reinforced)Subject(s): Baseball players -- United States -- Biography | Baseball -- United States -- HistoryLOC classification: GV863.A1 | L56 2005
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"A Byron Preiss Visual Publications, Inc. book."
Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.
Introduction : play ball ! -- Big Al leads off -- Hard ball -- The gift of the bambino -- The first -- The mick -- Hanging tough -- The summer of swat -- The planet's game? -- Next season.
Meet the men who were and remain the heroes of baseball. These are men who did more than hit home runs or pitch perfect games--they changed the way our society perceives itself, and the goals we set for ourselves and our nation.