Synopses & Reviews
"You wanna know who threw the fastest pitch ever
Many baseball players claim that Satchel Paige was the fastest pitcher in the history of the game. Stosh and his coach, Flip Valentini, are on a mission to find out. With radar gun in tow, they travel back to 1942 and watch Satch pitch to power hitter Josh Gibson in the Negro League World Series. They soon learn that everything about Satch is fast -- whether it's his talking, driving, or getaways. But is he really the fastest pitcher who ever lived?
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.