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Today’s books are:
Squeeze Play: a novel by Jane Leavy. Doubleday, 1990. (Not pictured. In his younger days, my little baseball fan tore the cover off my copy.)
Wait Till Next Year by Doris Kearns Goodwin. Simon & Schuster, 1997.
She Loved Baseball: the Effa Manley story by Audrey Vernick. Balzer & Bray, 2010.
Other books mentioned:
Queen of the Diamond: the Lizzie Murphy story by Emily Arnold McCully. Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2015.
Girl Wonder: a baseball story in nine innings by Deborah Hopkinson. Atheneum, 2003.
The Streak: how Joe DiMaggio became America’s hero by Barb Rosenstock. Calkins Creek, 2014
Links to things discussed today:
The Attagirl podcast episode on Effa Manley
The Negro Leagues Museum Twitter account
Doris Kearns Goodwin’s bibliography