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Rookie Joe Dimaggio vs. the great Satchel Paige

Robert Skead

Rookie Joe Dimaggio vs. the great Satchel Paige

by Robert Skead

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Published by Carolrhoda Books in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Discrimination in baseball,
  • Social conditions,
  • Juvenile literature..,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Baseball players,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Robert Skead
    SeriesSomething to prove
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV865.A1 S5157 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25324111M
    ISBN 109780761366195
    LC Control Number2012019709

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    Joe DiMaggio called him "the best I've ever faced, and the fastest." In and , Paige opposed baseball's best pitcher, Dizzy Dean, in six exhibition games, winning four. Play Ball Joe DiMaggio # No smirk, no awkward cut out -- the Play Ball Joe DiMaggio is all smiles. Simply designed, this is one of the most iconic vintage Joe DiMaggio cards. Measuring 2 1/2" by 3 1/8", Play Ball was, at that point, one of the largest sets as far as dimensions go. However, the biggest influence the set had was.

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Rookie Joe Dimaggio vs. the great Satchel Paige by Robert Skead Download PDF EPUB FB2

Something to Prove: The Great Satchel Paige vs. Rookie Joe DiMaggio Inthe New York Yankees asked Negro Leagues pitcher Satchel Paige to test a rookie player, Joe DiMaggio. The contest, which resulted in DiMaggio being brought up to the majors, demonstrated Paige's consummate skill and the underlying unfairness of separate Negro Leagues/5(5).

DiMaggio was put on the Yankees, and This non-fiction picture book tells the thrilling story of Joe DiMaggio versus Satchel Paige.

Joe is a rookie, and is trying to make it on the New York Yankee's baseball team. In order to test him, the coach puts him up against the greatest pitcher he knows, Satchel Paige/5. Paige, a black baseball player who was a renowned pitcher well before the days of Jackie Robinson, wasn’t permitted to play in the major leagues.

Something to Prove: The Great Satchel Paige vs Rookie Joe Dimaggio In stock ( copies available) Inthe New York Yankees wanted to test a hot prospect named Joe DiMaggio to see if he was ready for the big leagues.

They knew just the ballplayer to call - Satchel Paige, the best pitcher anywhere, black or white. Book Overview Inthe New York Yankees wanted to test a hot prospect named Joe DiMaggio to see if he was ready for the big leagues. They knew just the ballplayer to call--Satchel Paige, the best pitcher anywhere, black or white.

The Great Satchel Paige vs. Rookie Joe Dimaggio. By Rob Skead, Floyd Cooper (Illustrator) Carolrhoda Books,32pp. Publication Date: January 1, List Price: * * Individual store prices may vary. Description.

Buy Something to Prove: The Great Satchel Paige vs. Rookie Joe Dimaggio by Rob Skead, Floyd Cooper Rookie Joe Dimaggio vs. the great Satchel Paige book online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Would young Joe Dimaggio ever get a hit off the legendary Satchel Paige or would he be heading back home. This is an amazing tale of the showdown between two greats, Satchel Paige and young Joe Dimaggio.

The excitement of the showdown begins even before the players hit the exhibition game when Barrows recruits Paige. Something to Prove: The Great Satchel Paige vs. Rookie Joe Dimaggio by Robert Skead and Floyd Cooper.

On February 7,two of the greatest players in baseball history met at a game read more. On February 7,two of the greatest players in baseball history met at a game in Oakland, California.

Something to Prove: The Great Satchel Paige vs. Rookie Joe DiMaggio Inthe New York Yankees asked Negro Leagues pitcher Satchel Paige to test a rookie player, Joe DiMaggio.

The contest, which resulted in DiMaggio being brought up to the majors, demonstrated Paige’s consummate skill and the underlying unfairness of separate Negro Leagues. Like the great Satchel, it's got to wait for its time in the sun. Satchel Page and the Kansas City Swing continues through July 31 at Ensemble Theatre, Main.

For more information, call   Kid Lit Review of “Something to Prove: The Great Satchel Paige vs. Rookie Joe DiMaggio” by Robert Skead In the winter ofthe manager of the New York Yankees wanted to test a year-old prospect named Joe DiMaggio.

Find books like Something to Prove: The Great Satchel Paige vs. Rookie Joe Dimaggio from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who. Something to Prove: The Great Satchel Paige vs. Rookie Joe DiMaggio by Robert Skead (review) Article in Bulletin of the Center for Children s Books 66(8) January with 5 ReadsAuthor: Elizabeth Bush.

Get this from a library. Something to prove: the great Satchel Paige vs. rookie Joe DiMaggio. [Robert Skead; Floyd Cooper] -- Inthe New York Yankees wanted to test a hot prospect named Joe DiMaggio to see if he was ready for the big leagues. They knew just the ballplayer to call: Satchel Paige, the best pitcher.

Turbow: Satchel Paige vs. Joe DiMaggio in a exhibition. From SABR member Jason Turbow at The National Pastime Museum on J As the New York Yankees prepared for the upcoming season, they realized that changes were mandatory.

Get this from a library. Something to prove: the great Satchel Paige vs. rookie Joe DiMaggio. [Robert Skead; Floyd Cooper] -- Inthe New York Yankees wanted to test a hot prospect named Joe DiMaggio to see if he was ready for the big leagues. They knew just the ballplayer to call, Satchel Paige, the best pitcher.

Joe DiMaggio was a prospect, a promising one for sure, but he still was two months shy of making his New York Yankees spring-training debut. Leroy “Satchel” Paige. The following story overview comes from the picture book Something To Prove by Robert Skead.

*** Did you know in the New York Yankees wanted to test a hot prospect named Joe DiMaggio to see if he was ready for the big leagues. It’s true. They knew just the ballplayer to put Joe to the test—Satchel Paige, the best pitcher anywhere.

Leroy Robert "Satchel" Paige (July 7, – June 8, ) was an American Negro league baseball and Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher who is notable for his longevity in the game, and for attracting record crowds wherever he pitched.

Paige was a right-handed pitcher, and at age 42 inwas the oldest major league rookie while playing for the Cleveland ion:. A trailblazing player in the Negro Leagues, baseball pitcher Satchel Paige also became the oldest rookie in Major League history and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Leaf Satchel Paige Rookie Card Not long after his big league debut, Paige was featured on his first official MLB card, the Leaf (#8) card that features a portrait style photo of him.

Using his actual first name of Leroy, the card is among the most sought. Satchel Paige is consoled by a teammate during the World Series against the Boston Braves which was also Paige’s rookie season in the Major Leagues.

After looking up how Paige did in the ’48 Series, I realized he only appeared in game 5 and only pitched of an inning.

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