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Title Mamie on the mound : a woman in baseball's Negro leagues / by Leah Henderson ; illustrated by George Doutsiopoulos.
Author Henderson, Leah, author.
Publication North Mankato, Minnesota : Capstone Editions, a Capstone imprint, [2020]
Description 1 online resource.
Call # eBOOK
Summary "Mamie "Peanut" Johnson had one dream: to play professional baseball. She was a talented player, but she wasn't welcome on the all-white Girls Pro Baseball League team due to the color of her skin. However, a greater opportunity came her way in 1953 when Johnson signed to play ball with the Negro Leagues' Indianoplis Clowns, becoming the only professional female pitcher to play on a men's team. During the three years she played with the team, her record was an impressive 33-8. But more importantly, she broke ground for female pitchers like Mo'ne Davis and women everywhere"-- Provided by publisher.
Audience Ages: 9-12.
Grades: 4-6.
Note Print version record.
Subject Johnson, Mamie -- Juvenile literature.
Johnson, Mamie. (OCoLC)fst00461102
African American baseball players -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women baseball players -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African American baseball players. (OCoLC)fst00799042
Women baseball players. (OCoLC)fst01177347
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre Electronic books.
Biographies. (OCoLC)fst01919896
Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Addl. Author Doutsiopoulos, George, illustrator.
OverDrive, Inc., distributor.
Related To Print version: Henderson, Leah. Mamie on the mound. North Mankato, Minnesota : Capstone Editions, a Capstone imprint, [2020] 9781684460236 (DLC) 2019014914 (OCoLC)1097366638
ISBN 1684460247 (electronic bk.)
1684462215 (electronic bk.)
9781684460243 (electronic bk.)
9781684462216 (electronic bk.)

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