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Shoeless Joe & Me (Baseball Card Adventures)

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When Joe Stoshack hears about Shoeless Joe Jackson — and the gambling scandal that destroyed the star player's career — he knows what he has to do. If he travels back in time with a 1919 baseball card in his hand, he just might be able to prevent the infamous Black Sox Scandal from ever taking place. And if he could do that, Shoeless Joe Jackson would finally take his rightful place in the Baseball Hall of Fame.

But can Stosh prevent that tempting envelope full of money from making its way to Shoeless Joe's hotel room before the big game?

Synopsis:

When Joe Stoshack hears about Shoeless Joe Jackson — and the gambling scandal that destroyed the star player's career — he knows what he has to do. If he travels back in time with a 1919 baseball card in his hand, he just might be able to prevent the infamous Black Sox Scandal from ever taking place. And if he could do that, Shoeless Joe Jackson would finally take his rightful place in the Baseball Hall of Fame.

But can Stosh prevent that tempting envelope full of money from making its way to Shoeless Joe's hotel room before the big game?

Synopsis:

This time Joe Stoshack travels back in time, with a 1919 baseball card in hand, to meet baseball great Shoeless Joe Jackson. He comes face to face with gamblers trying to bribe players to deliberately lose the World Series. Can he help Joe Jackson from being implicated with the "eight men out," forever kept out of the Baseball Hall of Fame? For fans of Dan Gutman's compelling Baseball Card Adventure series, this is another great sports story chock-full of sports trivia and actual historical documents.

About the Author

Dan Gutman is the author of many books for children, including the picture book Rappy the Raptor, the My Weird School series, the Baseball Card Adventures, and the New York Times bestselling Genius Files. Thanks to his many fans who voted in their classrooms, he has received nineteen state book awards and ninety-two state book award nominations. Dan lives in New York with his wife, Nina.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780064472593
Author:
Gutman, Dan
Publisher:
HarperTrophy
Author:
by Dan Gutman
Location:
New York
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Sports & Recreation - Baseball
Subject:
Historical - United States - 20th Century
Subject:
Time travel
Subject:
Jackson, Joe
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Baseball
Subject:
Children s-Adventure Stories
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Baseball Card Adventures (Paperback)
Series Volume:
no. 530
Publication Date:
20030331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 5 to 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
7.66x5.18x.48 in. .26 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

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"Synopsis" by , When Joe Stoshack hears about Shoeless Joe Jackson — and the gambling scandal that destroyed the star player's career — he knows what he has to do. If he travels back in time with a 1919 baseball card in his hand, he just might be able to prevent the infamous Black Sox Scandal from ever taking place. And if he could do that, Shoeless Joe Jackson would finally take his rightful place in the Baseball Hall of Fame.

But can Stosh prevent that tempting envelope full of money from making its way to Shoeless Joe's hotel room before the big game?

"Synopsis" by , This time Joe Stoshack travels back in time, with a 1919 baseball card in hand, to meet baseball great Shoeless Joe Jackson. He comes face to face with gamblers trying to bribe players to deliberately lose the World Series. Can he help Joe Jackson from being implicated with the "eight men out," forever kept out of the Baseball Hall of Fame? For fans of Dan Gutman's compelling Baseball Card Adventure series, this is another great sports story chock-full of sports trivia and actual historical documents.
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