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Triple Play: Three Exciting Baseball Adventures Jonathon Michael Donahue

Triple Play: Three Exciting Baseball Adventures

Jonathon Michael Donahue

Published January 3rd 2011
ISBN : 9780615428406
Paperback
238 pages
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My name is Jimmy Johnson, says a boy at the start of each of these three stories. The first, The Magic Baseball, solves the riddle of how Don Larsen pitched a perfect game in the 1956 World Series... a baseball secret unknown until now!The secondMoreMy name is Jimmy Johnson, says a boy at the start of each of these three stories. The first, The Magic Baseball, solves the riddle of how Don Larsen pitched a perfect game in the 1956 World Series... a baseball secret unknown until now!The second story, The Russian Baseball, is about Jimmy Johnsons grandfather, Jack Johnson. At the age of ten, Jack finds himself in Czarist Russia, returning in 1914 with a gift from the Tsarevitch Alexei that holds the key to the future of Russia itself.The third story, The Akagi Baseball, is told by Jimmy Johnsons father, John Johnson. How when he was in the Navy in World War II, his ship rescued a young Japanese sailor - who has his own tale to tell about baseball in Dai Nippon, espionage, and the battle of Midway.Each story has a what if - what would have happened if - if only Jimmy Johnson hadnt forgotten to - but Im getting ahead of myself! Read the stories and enjoy... three exciting adventures for boys, teenagers, their Dads and Granddads!