- Published: New York : Viking, c2008.
- Year Published: 2008
- Description: 92 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
- Language: English
- Format: Book
- Lexile: 570
- Gibson, Josh, -- 1911-1947 -- Fiction.
- Baseball -- Fiction.
- Negro Leagues -- Fiction.
- Brothers -- Fiction.
- African Americans -- Fiction.
- Tennessee -- Fiction. -- History -- 20th century
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The home-run king
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Call number: J Fiction / McKissack, Pat
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During the Depression in Nashville, Tennessee, two baseball-loving brothers host Josh Gibson, a star of the Negro Leagues, in their home, and are motivated to get their own team started as well.
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