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Something to Prove

The Great Satchel Paige Vs. Rookie Joe DiMaggio

Skead, Robert

(Book - 2013)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Something to Prove
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In 1936, the New York Yankees wanted to test a hot prospect named Joe DiMaggio to see if he was ready for the big leagues. They knew just the ballplayer to call, Satchel Paige, the best pitcher anywhere, black or white. For the game, Paige joined a group of amateur African-American players, and they faced off against a team of white major leaguers plus young DiMaggio.

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Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Carolrhoda Books, c2013
ISBN: 0761366199
9780761366195
Branch Call Number: j 796.3570922 P1429s 2013 Beginning Facts
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,col. ill. ;,29 cm
Additional Contributors: Cooper, Floyd Illustrator

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In 1936, the New York Yankees wanted to test a hot prospect named Joe DiMaggio to see if he was ready for the big leagues. They knew just the ballplayer to call, Satchel Paige, the best pitcher anywhere, black or white. For the game, Paige joined a group of amateur African-American players, and t... Read More »


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