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Something to Prove

The Great Satchel Paige Vs. Rookie Joe DiMaggio
Skead, Robert (Book - 2013 )
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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.
Authors: Skead, Robert
Title: Something to prove
the great Satchel Paige vs. rookie Joe DiMaggio
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN :, Carolrhoda Books,, c2013
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) :,col. ill. ;,29 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Robert Skead ; illustrated by Floyd Cooper
Summary: 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.
Additional Contributors: Cooper, Floyd
ISBN: 9780761366195
0761366199
Branch Call Number: j 796.3570922 P1429s 2013 Beginning Facts
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