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Great Pitchers of the Negro Leagues

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Great Pitchers of the Negro Leagues covers the best arms in black baseball. Take the mound for vivid accounts of legendary players such as Satchel Paige, Rube Foster, Topsy Hartsel, Smokey Joe Williams, Chet Brewer, Bullet Joe Rogan, Jose Mendez, Dick Redding, Leon Day, and Hilton Smith, as well as the great teams they threw for such as the Union Giants, American Giants, Lincoln Giants, Dayton Marcos, Homestead Grays, Pittsburg Crawfords, and Kansas City Monarchs. Readers will learn about the players' backgrounds, accomplishments, and rise to fame, and the integration of many of these awesome aces into Major League Baseball.

Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

SportsZone is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Interest Level Grade 5 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 6
BISACS JNF054010, JNF007100, JNF018010
Genre Nonfiction
Subject History, Sports
Copyright 2013
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint SportsZone
Language English
Number of Pages 64
Season 2012-09-01
ISBN 9781617835087, 9781614803225
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 796.3570922
Graphics Full-color illustrations, 1-color illustrations
Dimensions 7.25 x 9.25
Lexile 860
Guided Reading Level T
ATOS Reading Level 5.9
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 154673
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
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Author: Paul Hoblin