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ISBN13: 9780399236228
ISBN10: 0399236228
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Tom Gallagher is in a tight spot. The fate of the Dillontown team rests on the outcome of one baseball game, winner take all. If Tom's team loses, they lose their field too. But how can they possibly win? Just when everything seems hopeless, a mysterious boy named Cruz de la Cruz rides into town and claims to know the secret of hitting. Not to mention the secrets of Dante Del Gato, Dillontown's greatest hitter ever. Since he walked away from the game years ago, Del Gato hasn't spoken a word to anyone. But now he might be Tom's only hope for saving his hometown. From the award-winning author of Over the Wall and Choosing Up Sides comes this imaginative tale of one boy's struggle to preserve the spirit of the game he loves.

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Tom Gallagher finds himself in a tight spot. The fate of Dillontown rests on the outcome of one baseball game, winner take all. And it's all because Tom had to open his big mouth. If only he could get Dante Del Gato-the greatest hitter to ever play the game-to coach the team. But crazy ol' Del Gato hasn't spoken to folks in years, not after walking away from the game in disgrace just before his team played in its first World Series. Maybe Tom has one more hope: Cruz de la Cruz, the mysterious boy who just rode into town on horseback claiming to know the secret of hitting. Not to mention the secrets of Del Gato . . .

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This book is a real must read!
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780399236228
Publisher:
Puffin
Location:
New York
Author:
Ritter, John H.
Author:
Ritter, John
Subject:
General
Subject:
California
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Baseball
Subject:
Sports & Recreation - Baseball
Subject:
Ethnic - Hispanic & Latino
Subject:
Children s-Sports Fiction-Baseball
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series Volume:
10194
Publication Date:
20050317
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
4
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.32x5.96x.84 in. .72 lbs.
Age Level:
09-13

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Tom Gallagher finds himself in a tight spot. The fate of Dillontown rests on the outcome of one baseball game, winner take all. And it's all because Tom had to open his big mouth. If only he could get Dante Del Gato-the greatest hitter to ever play the game-to coach the team. But crazy ol' Del Gato hasn't spoken to folks in years, not after walking away from the game in disgrace just before his team played in its first World Series. Maybe Tom has one more hope: Cruz de la Cruz, the mysterious boy who just rode into town on horseback claiming to know the secret of hitting. Not to mention the secrets of Del Gato . . .

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