Baseball's Biggest Bloopers: The Games That Got Away

Baseball's Biggest Bloopers: The Games That Got Away

by Dan Gutman
     
 

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Some ball players are remembered for their home runs and great plays -- but imagine being famous for blowing the game! People are still talking about Fred Snodgrass, who dropped a fly ball in 1912; Bill Buckner, first baseman for the Boston Red Sox, who should never have gotten out of bed on October 25, 1986; and poor Fred Merkle, who in his first game in the majors… See more details below

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Overview

Some ball players are remembered for their home runs and great plays -- but imagine being famous for blowing the game! People are still talking about Fred Snodgrass, who dropped a fly ball in 1912; Bill Buckner, first baseman for the Boston Red Sox, who should never have gotten out of bed on October 25, 1986; and poor Fred Merkle, who in his first game in the majors made the most famous mistake in baseball history. Offering play-by-play descriptions of the games, historical trivia, and lifetime statistics of key players, this book shows how life goes on even after the worst moments...and how a little mistake can sometimes make a very big difference!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140376159
Publisher:
Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date:
05/28/1995
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
580,104
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.75(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile:
1000L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

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