We’re excited to welcome NYT bestselling Children’s Book Author Derrick Barnes to a virtual book discussion discussing his brand new paperback, Who Got Game?: Baseball: Amazing but True Stories! This is a free event; however, you must register with Eventbrite by selecting GET TICKETS. We will email a Zoom link the day of the event. To purchase a copy of the book visit https://foxtalebookshoppe.indielite.org/book/9781523505531 or call 770-516-9989. Only $12.95!
Celebrate the unheralded people and stories that helped shape the game of baseball!
Meet unsung pioneers, like John “Bud” Fowler, William Edward White, and brothers Moses Fleetwood Walker and Weld Walker, four African Americans who integrated white teams decades before Jackie Robinson.
Discover unforgettable moments, like the time a 17-year old girl named Jackie Mtchell struck out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig.
Marvel at records. Did you know that Japanese superstar Sadaharu Oh has a whopping 113 more career homers than Hank Aaron?
And that’s just for starters! This lively illustrated collection of shiny nuggets of baseball lore will transform you into a superfan who knows the game better than anyone else. Someone who’s got game.