CHIEF SUNRISE, JOHN MCGRAW,
New York : Cricket Books,
IL 5-8, RL 5.4
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year is 1919 and baseball is the game. Hank Cobb is fifteen years
old. He has been hopping freight trains for quite some time.
This last train, the old man could not make the jump. Hank is finally
free of him. Inside that box car, Hank meets Chief Sunrise - the
greatest Indian to ever step on a baseball field. Together, Hank
and the chief plan to meet Giants manager John McGraw. They want
a chance to play on McGraw's major league team, but getting a position
is not going to be easy! (New
Hampshire Great Stone Face committee, 2005-2006)
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