Baseball's Biggest Bloopers The Games That Got Away

ISBN-10: 0140376151
ISBN-13: 9780140376159
Authors: Dan Gutman
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Author bio:

Dan Gutman was born in New York City on October 19, 1955. He received a degree in psychology from Rutgers University in 1977. He started a video game magazine in 1982 called Video Games Player, which later became Computer Games. When the magazine went out of business in 1985, he decided to become a full-time writer. He wrote several non-fiction baseball books for adults, before changing his focus to non-fiction sports books for children. In 1994, he decided to switch to children's fiction. He is the author of the Baseball Card Adventures Series, My Weird School series, My Weird School Daze series, My Weirder School series, and The Genius Files series. In 2014 his title, Texas with Love,…    


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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group Number of pages: 176 Dimensions: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall Weight: 0.330 lbs. Language: English

Table of contents

The Four Most Dramatic Mistakes in Baseball History
The Merkle "Bonehead" Play
The Snodgrass Muff
The Owen Dropped Third Strike
The Buckner Boot
Other Legendary Bloops and Blunders
Heinie Zimmerman's Dash to the Plate
Hank Gowdy Steps in It
Hack Wilson: Out in the Sun Too Long
Umpire Goats
Herb Washington: Designated Pick-off Victim
Curt Flood: It Must Be Up There Somewhere
Lonnie Smith: Faked Out of the World Series
Babe Herman: Rush Hour on the Basepaths
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