Synopses & Reviews
He was the world's greatest athlete, and a hero—until his medals were taken away.
Stosh is shocked when his enemy, Bobby Fuller, begs him for a favor. He wants Stosh to take him back in time to meet Native American Jim Thorpe—an Olympic champion who lost his medals in a scandal. Thorpe went on to play professional baseball and football, but he could never again achieve such fame. His name was disgraced.
Join Stosh and Fuller on a quest to save Jim's reputation. You'll meet Christy Mathewson, John McGraw, and the rest of the New York Giants in this eighth exciting, action-packed baseball card adventure!
“Lively...will appeal to middle school and junior high sports fans.” KLIATT starred review
Jim Thorpe played professional baseball and football, and he won two track-and-field events in the 1912 Olympics. However, after a scandal regarding his eligibility, he was stripped of his medals. Now Stosh and Bobby Fuller head back to the past in a rip-roaring trip to save Thorpe's reputation.
About the Author
Dan Gutman has always been a baseball fanatic. He played in Little League as a kid, and one of the first magazine articles he ever sold explained the science behind the spitball, the scuffball, and corked bats. When he thought about the T206 Honus Wagnerthe most valuable baseball card in the worldhe began to write honus & me, his first Baseball Card Adventure. That book introduced Joe StoshackStosha kid who can use baseball cards to travel through time and meet the games greatest players. Stosh has since gone on many amazing, fast-paced adventures, most recently to try to save Roberto Clemente.