The Rookie Arrives

The Rookie Arrives

by Thomas J. Dygard

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Ted has always been a star on the field-but now he's riding the bench. When the Kansas City Royals draft Ted Bell right out of high school, he expects to be playing third base, hitting home runs, and winning games. Instead, he's stuck in the dugout, watching the Royals' veteran third baseman, Lou Mills. When Mills is injured, Ted finally gets his turn at bat-but does he have what it takes to win the starting slot?

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ISBN-13: 9780140341126
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 05/01/1989
Edition description: Ages 10 and up
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 4.42(w) x 7.12(h) x 0.47(d)
Lexile: 830L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

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Rookie Arrives 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Ted Bell steps up to the plate against one of the best pitchers in the game, Buster Krump. Here comes the pitch, Ted swings, HOMERUN!!!! It was the first pitch of the first at-bat, of his career. I liked this book alot and I would definetly reccomend this book to any sports fan. I like this book because it was about sports. It was about a rookie named Ted Bell who just got drafted by the Kansas City Royals. He was a great player. He went trough all the struggles and the great playing like all other players. I also liked this book because he had struggles with somethings. The team wanted to send him down to minor leagues because thats were most rookies go, but he decided he was just as good as any other player in the league. He also had to fight for his position He also had a couple batting slumps and he had to manage to get back in the game. I also like this book because it didn't just have a great player and he got his position, but he had a lot of problems through the way. His dad wanted him to go to college instead of going straight from high school in to the majors. He also was unliked by some of the players and he had to gain there trust. I like this book for alot of reasons but these are my favorite part. This was a great book!
Guest More than 1 year ago
The Rookie Arrives is one of the thrilling books I have read. It is filled with tons of funny quirks and interesting information. If you like Baseball you will love this book. Also it has a lot of suspense parts, that just makes you want to be in the book and find out faster than the author tells it. Just a reminder you should read this book.