A Whole New Ball Game
The Story of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League
|Publication Date:||Aug 2013|
| Publisher:||Henry Holt & Company|
| Imprint:||Henry Holt & Company Books For Young Readers|
| Book Format:||Ebook|
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| Book Description: |
"Play ball!" yelled the umpires as the teams of the AAGPBL took the field in the tense, war-torn days of 1943. Like all professional baseball players, these athletes scrambled to their positions, tossed balls across diamonds, and filled the air with chatter. But there was something different about them--they all wore skirts, went to charm school, and continually had to answer one question: "What is a woman doing playing baseball?"
What were they doing? Having a great...