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Mamie on the mound : a woman in baseball's Negro leagues

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"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"--

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Clifton Springs Library J Bio Johnson (Text)
Children's Biography
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010 . ‡a 2019014914
040 . ‡aLBSOR/DLC ‡beng ‡erda ‡cFMG ‡dFMG ‡dOCLCO
020 . ‡a9781684460236 (hardcover)
020 . ‡a1684460239 (hardcover)
035 . ‡a(OCoLC)1132264782
043 . ‡an-us---
05000. ‡aGV865.J5985 ‡bH46 2020
08200. ‡a796.357092 ‡aB ‡223
1001 . ‡aHenderson, Leah, ‡eauthor.
24510. ‡aMamie on the mound : ‡ba woman in baseball's Negro leagues / ‡cby Leah Henderson ; illustrated by George Doutsiopoulos.
264 1. ‡aNorth Mankato, Minnesota : ‡bCapstone Editions, a Capstone imprint, ‡c[2020]
300 . ‡a1 volume (unpaged) : ‡billustrations (chiefly color) ; ‡c29 cm
336 . ‡atext ‡2rdacontent
337 . ‡aunmediated ‡2rdamedia
338 . ‡avolume ‡2rdacarrier
504 . ‡aIncludes bibliographical references.
521 . ‡aAges: 9-12.
521 . ‡aGrades: 4-6.
520 . ‡a"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"-- ‡cProvided by publisher.
60010. ‡aJohnson, Mamie ‡vJuvenile literature.
650 0. ‡aWomen baseball players ‡zUnited States ‡vBiography ‡vJuvenile literature.
650 0. ‡aAfrican American baseball players ‡vBiography ‡vJuvenile literature.
7001 . ‡aDoutsiopoulos, George, ‡eillustrator.
905 . ‡ukriedener
901 . ‡a21810444 ‡bSystem Local ‡c615672 ‡tbiblio ‡soclc

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