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King of the Mound: My Summer with Satchel Paige - Wes Tooke
Twelve-year-old Nick loves baseball, so after a year in the hospital fighting polio and with a brace on one leg, Nick takes a job with the minor league team for which his father is catcher. There he gets to see the great pitcher, Satchel Paige, play during the 1935 season. Includes historical notes.