Soldier Athletes

Soldier Athletes

by Glenn Stout
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Soldier Athletes by Glenn Stout

Stories of bravery and self-sacrifice from well known athletes who have served in the military. 

-Ted Williams, Boston Red Sox outfielder, whose career was interrupted by service as a pilot during both World War II and Korea, where he saw combat and survived a crash landing.

-Rocky Bleier, Pittsburgh Steelers running back: Drafted in 1968, nearly lost a foot on a land mine during Vietnam War.

-Carlos May, Chicago White Sox outfielder, an emerging star whose fought to remain in the major leagues after a training accident during National Guard service caused him to lose his thumb.

-Pat Tillman, Arizona Cardinals defensive back who turned down a multi-million dollar contract to join the military after 9/11and was later killed in Afghanistan.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780547417295
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 10/25/2011
Series: HMH Good Sports Series
Pages: 112
Sales rank: 1,038,761
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: 1070L (what's this?)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

Under the auspices of Matt Christopher, Glenn Stout was the author of thirty-nine titles in the Matt Christopher Sports Biography and Legends in Sports series. He lives in Vermont with his wife, his daughter, three cats, two dogs, and a rabbit. Check out his website at www.goodportsbyglennstout.com.

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