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by John R. Tunis

This sports book is sure to hit home with boys and girls. "One of Mr. Tunis's best . . . filled with fascinating sidelights on big-time baseball, inside stuff which this author knows so well."--New York Times.
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ISBN: 0688101526
ISBN13: 978-0688101527
Category: Children
Author: John R. Tunis
Language: English
Publisher: William Morrow & Company (March 1991)
ePUB size: 1741 kb
FB2 size: 1200 kb
Rating: 4.2
Votes: 924
Other Formats: mbr lit lrf txt

Not up to par with the other Tunis books on the Brooklyn Dodgers, but then this book was more about the Yankees. Still a good book, but I liked the others in this series better.
All of the Tunis books should be required reading for 5th/6th grade boys.
Great book.
Although this book is considered part of John R. Tunis' Brooklyn Dodger series, it's really not quite within that description. The main character, Joe Nugent, is a young infielder whose father is pitching great Razzle Nugent of the Dodgers. Ol' Raz is wrapping up his career with the Brooks, and son Joe has a smoldering resentment towards a father who never had much time for him while he was growing up. The book mostly concerns itself with Joe's climb up the New York Yankees ladder and his effort to both come to grips with his father while trying to get out from under Raz's shadow. Although you miss the Dodger players from the previous novels like Roy Tucker, Karl Case, Red Allen and others, this is well worth reading for the message of reconciliation it carries. In that regard, baseball is a metaphor here much like the movie "Field of Dreams" was (but without the ghosts and the cornfield). Sons and fathers both should read this one.