Extra Innings (Fred Bowen Sports Story Series) (Hardcover)

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A baseball book full of on the field action perfect for middle grade readers.

"Strike one is the best pitch in baseball." Mike loves pitching, and he loves knowing his team counts on him to deliver wins. But Mike's father starts to worry that Mike is getting too carried away with baseball and not spending time working at after school jobs and developing a sense of responsibility. Can Mike and his father reach a compromise in order to let Mike play the game he loves and help his team win the league championship? 

Read “The Real Story” of Harvey Haddix, who pitched a perfect game against the Atlanta Braves in 1959 and LOST. Baseball fans will love this extra dive into sports history.

About the Author

Fred Bowen was a Little Leaguer who loved to read and is still a lifelong sports fanatic. He is the author of  the action-packed Fred Bowen Sports Story series, currently totaling more than twenty titles. For thirteen years, Bowen coached kids’ baseball and basketball teams. He has also written a weekly sports column for kids in the Washington Post since 2000. He was a lawyer for many years before retiring to become a full-time children’s book author. Bowen lives in Silver Spring, Maryland, with his wife Peggy Jackson. They have two grown children.

Praise For…

"Will tide over youngsters longing for the start of the sport’s spring season."—Kirkus Reviews

Product Details
ISBN: 9781682634110
ISBN-10: 1682634116
Publisher: Peachtree
Publication Date: February 6th, 2024
Pages: 144
Language: English
Series: Fred Bowen Sports Story Series