- Published: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2012.
- Year Published: 2012
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Description: 155 p. ; 22 cm.
- Language: English
- Format: Book
- Lexile: 900
- Paige, Satchel, -- 1906-1982 -- Fiction.
- Baseball -- Fiction.
- People with disabilities -- Fiction.
- Fathers and sons -- Fiction.
- African Americans -- Fiction.
- Poliomyelitis -- Fiction.
- Baseball stories.
- Bismarck (N.D.) -- Fiction. -- History -- 20th century
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King of the mound : my summer with Satchel Paige
by Tooke, Wes.
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Call number: Y Fiction
Available Copies: Downtown Youth, Malletts Youth, Pittsfield Youth, Traverwood Youth, West Youth
"A Junior Library Guild selection"--Jkt. flap.
Twelve-year-old Nick loves baseball so after a year in the hospital fighting polio and with a brace on one leg, Nick takes a job with the team for which his father is catcher and gets to see the great pitcher, Satchel Paige, play during the 1935 season. Includes historical notes.
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