Baseball's Biggest Bloopers: The Games That Got Away

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Puffin Books, May 1, 1995 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 160 pages
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Some ball players are remembered for their home runs and great plays--but imagine being famous for blowing the game. Offering play-by-play descriptions of the games, historical trivia, and lifetime statistics of key players, this book shows how life goes on even after the worst moments--and how a little mistake can sometimes make a very big difference. Photos.

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Review: Baseball's Biggest Bloopers: The Games that Got Away

User Review  - Daisy009 - Goodreads

Baseballs Biggest Bloopers was a very good book, there were many statistics throughout the book. This shows that Gary Paulsen really did his reseach! I would reccomend this book to any baseball loving ... Read full review

Review: Baseball's Biggest Bloopers: The Games that Got Away

User Review  - Noah Fisher - Goodreads

This book gave me a little knowledge about the past that I wouldn't have known without reading this book. All in all it was an awesome book that I would read if it were a basketball bloopers. Read full review

Contents

The Merkle Bonehead Play
2
The Snodgrass Muff 1
21
The Owen Dropped Third Strike 3 4
37
Copyright

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About the author (1995)

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, which was the fourth book in the Genius Files Series, made The New York Times Best Seller List.

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