Written by Angela Johnson
Illustrated by Beth Peck
This is the story of a young girl listening to her Grandmama tell of her days as a girl in the 1940s wanting to play baseball. One day her cousin Danny hurt his arm and she got to play for the All-Stars. Wearing a pink dress with a white bow in her hair and Danny’s baseball shoes, Grandmama “hit the ball a mile that day, caught anything that was thrown, and did everything else – just like Josh Gibson.” Read more >>
Originally posted on July 18, 2017.