All Star!: Honus Wagner and the Most Famous Baseball Card Ever
The Honus Wagner baseball card is the most valuable baseball card of all time! But he was born poor, ugly, bow-legged, and more suited to shoveling coal in his Pennsylvania mining town than becoming the greatest shortstop of all time. How could it happen? Did those strong arms and fast legs turn him into a Pittsburgh Pirate and one of the game?s most unforgettable players?
In this true story, Jane Yolen shows us that wit, talent, perseverance, and passion score more than home runs. As Honus would say, ?How about that!? AUTHOBIO: Jane Yolen lives in Hatfield, Massachusetts.
Jim Burke lives in Beacon, New York.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - matthewbloome - LibraryThing
I really enjoyed reading this. It helped me to understand the noble life of Honus Wager as well as the reasoning for the unusually high value of his famous baseball card. It's good to read that the ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - khoecker10 - LibraryThing
This book tells a quick and entertaining biography of Honus Wagner, one of the best baseball players in history. The story starts with Honus' meager beginnings as the son of German immigrants and a ... Read full review