The Honus Wagner baseball card is the most valuable baseball card of all time! But he was born poor, ugly, bow-legged, and more suited to shoveling coal in his Pennsylvania mining town than becoming the greatest shortstop of all time. How could it happen? Did those strong arms and fast legs turn him into a Pittsburgh Pirate and one of the game?s most unforgettable players? In this true story, Jane Yolen shows us that wit, talent, perseverance, and passion score more than home runs. As Honus would say, ?How about that!? AUTHOBIO: Jane Yolen lives in Hatfield, Massachusetts. Jim Burke lives in Beacon, New York. .
Honus Wagner and the most famous baseball card ever
New York :, Philomel Books,, c2010
1 v. (unpaged) :,col. ill. ;,29 cm
Statement of Responsibility:
Jane Yolen, illustrated by Jim Burke
Branch Call Number:
j 796.357092 W1335y 2010