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Mickey Mantle

The Commerce Comet

by Jonah Winter
C. F. Payne

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The ONLY nonfiction picture book about New York Yankee Mickey Mantle, one of the greatest baseball players of all time.

From award-winning author Jonah Winter and #1 New York Times bestselling artist C. F. Payne comes this extraordinary picture-book biography that traces Mickey Mantle's unparalleled baseball career. He could run from home plate to first base in 2.9 seconds. He could hit a ball 540 feet—the longest home run in major league history. He was the greatest switch hitter ever to play the game. And he did it all despite broken bones, pulled muscles, strains, and sprains, from his shoulders to his feet. How did a poor country boy from Commerce, Oklahoma, become one of the greatest and most beloved baseball players of all time? This is the story.

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Publisher: Random House Children's Books

Kindle Book

  • Release date: February 7, 2017

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  • ISBN: 9781101933541
  • File size: 6 KB
  • Release date: February 7, 2017


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The ONLY nonfiction picture book about New York Yankee Mickey Mantle, one of the greatest baseball players of all time.

From award-winning author Jonah Winter and #1 New York Times bestselling artist C. F. Payne comes this extraordinary picture-book biography that traces Mickey Mantle's unparalleled baseball career. He could run from home plate to first base in 2.9 seconds. He could hit a ball 540 feet—the longest home run in major league history. He was the greatest switch hitter ever to play the game. And he did it all despite broken bones, pulled muscles, strains, and sprains, from his shoulders to his feet. How did a poor country boy from Commerce, Oklahoma, become one of the greatest and most beloved baseball players of all time? This is the story.

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