The Belles of Baseball: The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League

The Belles of Baseball: The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League

by Nel Yomtov


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Hidden Heroes brings to light the struggles and triumphs of key figures whose stories have been lost in time. Discover whose calculations launched the US space ships. Learn whose pen brought down an oil empire. Explore whose heroic flights helped win World War II. Activists, journalists, mathematicians, pilots, and even baseball players all had an impact on society. Their names may not be well known today, but their contributions still resonate. Uncover their lives and legacies in Hidden Heroes.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781680783865
Publisher: Abdo Publishing
Publication date: 01/01/2017
Series: Hidden Heroes
Pages: 112
Sales rank: 865,377
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: 1110L (what's this?)
Age Range: 13 - 14 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Play Ball! 4

Chapter 2 Not for Boys Only 14

Chapter 3 The Birth of the AAGPBL 26

Chapter 4 The Rise and Decline of the AAGPBL 40

Chapter 5 Jean Faut: Rhymes with "Out" 56

Chapter 6 Dottie Kamenshek: Fine at First 66

Chapter 7 Doris Sams: All-Star 74

Chapter 8 Dottie Collins: Strike! 82

Chapter 9 Outside the White Lines 88

Timeline 98

Essential Facts 100

Glossary 102

Additional Resources 104

Source Notes 106

Index 110

About the Author 112

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