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Lou Gehrig: Iron Horse of Baseball (Sterling Biographies)

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A streak of 2,130 consecutive games played. Several World Series wins—including a four-game sweep. An American League single-season batting record that still stands. And thats only a few of Lou Gehrigs many achievements.  Though illness sapped his strength, it never killed his spirit.  Written by one of Americas leading sportswriters, this biography of baseballs “Iron Horse” will inspire and touch kids as it reveals:

- Gehrigs childhood gymnastic workouts at a special German gym called a turnverein

- How his incredible batting ability turned his high school team into a sensation

- His lifelong struggle with shyness

- The “Great Home Run Derby” with Babe Ruth—perhaps baseballs most astonishing competition ever

- The tragic ailment that ended his career--and life

Product Details

ISBN:
9781402763632
Subtitle:
Iron Horse of Baseball
Author:
Buckley, James
Author:
James Buckley, Jr.
Author:
Buckley, James, Jr.
Author:
Buckley, Jr., James
Publisher:
Sterling
Subject:
New york yankees (baseball team)
Subject:
Baseball players -- United States.
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Cultural Heritage
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Sports & Recreation
Subject:
Sports & Recreation - Baseball & Softball
Subject:
Sports & Recreation
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Subject:
BG-REFERENCE - BG-REFERENCE
Subject:
BG-JUVENILE PROP - BG-TODDLER/PRESCHOOL
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Sterling Biographies®
Publication Date:
20100406
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
all in color
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
7.5 x 5.5 in
Age Level:
from 10

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