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Down to the Last Out, the Journal of Biddy Owens, the Negro Leagues

By Walter Dean Myers   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9780545530507 Paperback
144 Pages | 5.25" x 7.55" | Ages 8 to 12

Does this boy have what it takes to stand up for what he believes in?

Seventeen-year-old Biddy Owens is part of the Birmingham Black Barons baseball team and dreams of becoming a major league baseball player. However, in 1948 most black players can only play for the Negro Leagues. As they travel around playing ball, Biddy realizes that not everyone is ready for blacks and whites to play on the same team. Can Biddy prove he's good enough to be part of the game his loves, no matter what color his skin is?