Synopses & Reviews
The popular narrative poem about a celebrated baseball player who strikes out at the crucial moment of a game, with additional text placing it in the context of Little League.
A home-run effort. Publisher s Weekly
Patricia Polacco s spirited illustrations capture all the fun and action-packed drama of Thayer s immortal ballad.
The poem is launched with bright, bold illustrations that milk all the humor from the situation Fresh and funny, this rendition should attract a whole new audience to the poem. Booklist