Jackie & Me: A Baseball Card Adventure

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With more than 1.5 million books sold, the Baseball Card Adventures series brings the greatest players in history to life!
 
Like every other kid in his class, Joe Stoshack has to write a report on an African American who's made an important contribution to society. Unlike every other kid in his class, Joe has a special talent: with the help of old baseball cards, he can travel through time. So for his report, Joe decides to go back to meet one of the greatest baseball players ever, Jackie Robinson, to find out what it was like to be the man who broke baseball's color barrier. Joe plans on writing a prize-winning report. But he doesn't plan on a trip that will for a short time change the color of his skin--and forever change his view of history and his definition of courage.

  • Author: Dan Gutman
  • Paperback: 160 pages
  • Published: February, 2000
  • Dimensions: 5.1 x 0.3 x 7.5 inches
Player Biography
In 1947, Jackie Robinson broke the major leagues’ unwritten color barrier, becoming the first black player in the 20th century. Teammate and Hall of Famer Duke Snider called him “the greatest competitor I’ve ever seen.” Robinson was selected by Brooklyn Dodgers general manager Branch Rickey not only for the skills he brought to the field, but also those he possessed off it. A man of great character, Robinson lettered in four sports at UCLA before becoming an officer in the U.S. Army during World War II. In 1997, Robinson was honored posthumously when Major League Baseball universally retired his uniform number, 42.

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With more than 1.5 million books sold, the Baseball Card Adventures series brings the greatest players in history to life!
 
Like every other kid in his class, Joe Stoshack has to write a report on an African American who's made an important contribution to society. Unlike every other kid in his class, Joe has a special talent: with the help of old baseball cards, he can travel through time. So for his report, Joe decides to go back to meet one of the greatest baseball players ever, Jackie Robinson, to find out what it was like to be the man who broke baseball's color barrier. Joe plans on writing a prize-winning report. But he doesn't plan on a trip that will for a short time change the color of his skin--and forever change his view of history and his definition of courage.

  • Author: Dan Gutman
  • Paperback: 160 pages
  • Published: February, 2000
  • Dimensions: 5.1 x 0.3 x 7.5 inches
Player Biography
In 1947, Jackie Robinson broke the major leagues’ unwritten color barrier, becoming the first black player in the 20th century. Teammate and Hall of Famer Duke Snider called him “the greatest competitor I’ve ever seen.” Robinson was selected by Brooklyn Dodgers general manager Branch Rickey not only for the skills he brought to the field, but also those he possessed off it. A man of great character, Robinson lettered in four sports at UCLA before becoming an officer in the U.S. Army during World War II. In 1997, Robinson was honored posthumously when Major League Baseball universally retired his uniform number, 42.

Men's Jerseys

JERSEY SIZE 40 44 48 52 56 60
Size Equivalent S M L XL 2XL 3XL 4XL
Chest 34 - 36" 38 - 40" 42 - 44" 46 - 48" 50 - 52" 54 - 56" 58 - 60"
Waist 28 - 30" 32 - 34" 36 - 38" 40 - 42" 44 - 46" 48 - 50" 52 - 54"
Hip 34 - 36" 38 - 40" 42 - 44" 46 - 48" 50 - 52" 54 - 56" 58 - 60"