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Lou Gehrig Boy of the Sandlots

G. Van Riper

Lou Gehrig Boy of the Sandlots

by G. Van Riper

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Published by Atheneum .
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The Physical Object
FormatSchool & Library Binding
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Open LibraryOL11078981M
ISBN 100672501236
ISBN 109780672501234

Editions for Lou Gehrig: One of Baseball's Greatest: (Paperback published in ), (School & Library Binding published in ), (), Home My Books. Illustrated by Sandra James. pp. LOU GEHRIG: BOY OF THE SANDLOTS. By Guernsey Van Riper Jr. Illustrated by Paul Laune. pp. The Childhood of Famous Americans Series.

Henry Louis Gehrig (J — June 2, ) was a Major League first baseman who played his entire career for the New York Yankees.. Gehrig was known as "The Iron Horse" for his a 14 year span between and , he played in 2, consecutive games. The streak was broken when Gehrig became disabled with the fatal neuromuscular disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis Birth: J , New York City. Lou Gehrig, boy of the sand lots.. [Guernsey Van Riper] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0 library.

Sandlot, First Edition. You Searched For: their arrangement invites the reader to keep turning the pages, as the author steers the topic ""From the Sandlots to the Show"" (the book's subtitle). Tryout camps, zealous fans, rain delays, old players, weekend leagues, fielding, it'. Lou Gehrig: Boy of the Sandlots. Guernsey Van Riper, Jr.   But that one, ‘Columbia Lou’ Gehrig, in the space of three short years, has swatted his way from the sandlots of New York to the very bailiwick of the mighty Babe!” Editors promoted the inspirational angle of Lou’s story: “Gehrig tells his story of dreams come true—high school victories, college glory, and big league fame—in a Author: Alan D. Gaff.


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Lou Gehrig Boy of the Sandlots Hardcover – January 1, by Guernsey Van Riper Jr. (Author)5/5(1). Lou Gehrig: Boy of the Sandlots (Childhood of Famous Americans Series) Library Binding – January 1, by Jr.

Guernsey Van Riper (Author), Jerry Robinson (Illustrator)5/5(1). The book was fascinating reading as a youngster about a man who I only had video black and white glimpses of the all-time history of baseball.

Lou Gehrig 23 grand slams, homeruns (I think), Yankee for his entire career. A man who faced adversity growing up, only to go beyond expectation.5/5(1).

Lou Gehrig book. Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Mom and Pop Gehrig didn't know a thing about baseball. Start your review of Lou Gehrig: Boy of the Sandlots.

Write a review. In the Christmas of Lou got a baseball glove. His parents did not know much about baseball so they actually got the /5.

Lou Gehrig: Boy of the Sandlots [Guernsey Van Riper, Jr., jerry Robinson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Lou Gehrig: Boy of the Sandlots5/5(1). Lou Gehrig: Boy of the Sandlots Paperback – January 1, by Guernsey Van Riper (Author), Jerry Robinson (Illustrator)5/5(1).

Lou Gehrig, boy of the sand lots; (The Childhood of famous Americans series) Hardcover – January 1, by Guernsey Van Riper (Author)Price: $ The story of Lou Gehrig growing up in the Bronx, New York, playing baseball and studying hard. He would go on to become one of the greatest Yankees of all time.

Gehrig was born inand the book begins with his memories of neighborhood games in Washington Heights. “None of the boys had uniforms, and not many of them had gloves,” Gehrig. The lost memoir from baseball icon Lou Gehrig—a sensational discovery, published for the first time as a book.

At the tender age of twenty-four, Lou Gehrig decided to tell the remarkable story of his life and career. He was one of the most famous athletes in the country, in the midst of a record /5. The Iron Horse is today. He died a little over 66 years ago on June 2, Twenty-three years later, inI made my first trip to the school library (2nd grade) and selected Lou Gehrig: Boy of the Sandlots, by Guernsey Van Riper; Bobbs-Merril, This selection coincided with my beginning Little League : Chuck Whiting.

Lou Gehrig, Boy of the Sand Lots by Guernsey Van Riper Jr. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Lou Gehrig is a boy who wants to play for the Yankees when he grows up. But his mother wanted him to be something else.

He grows up and plays for the Yankees. Later in life he gets a disease. Lou Gehrig is dependable because he played every game even when he is hurt. He is a good teammate because he doesn't say anything about himself. " Lou Gehrig Boy of the Sandlots " by Guernsey Van Riper, Jr., dated Fair/Poor (but a cool collectible anyway).

Note on Condition: I use 3 categories of condition for Rating: % positive. I read this book over 30 years ago. I still have the book stored somewhere hidden in a deep dark musty box. The book was fascinating reading as a youngster about a man who I only had video black and white glimpses of the all-time history of baseball.

Lou Gehrig 23 grand slams, homeruns (I think), Yankee for his entire career.5/5. Video of Christian Haupt, who has memories of being baseball legend Lou Gehrig. The Boy Who Knew Too Much Official Book Trailer: Christian Haupt Cathy Byrd.

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Van Riper (, Hardcover) Lou Gehrig Boy of the Sandlots by G. Van Riper (, Hardcover) Be the first to write a review. In The Boy Who Knew Too Much, Christian Haupt's mother describes her family's belief that the boy was Lou Gehrig in a past lifeAuthor: Diane Herbst.

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Minor shelf and handling wear, overall a clean solid copy with minimal signs of use. Boards betray only trifling fading and discoloration and nicks and imperfections commensurate with Rating: % positive.Early life. Gehrig was born in at East 94th Street in the Yorkville neighborhood of Manhattan; he weighed almost 14 pounds ( kg) at birth.

He was the second of four children of German immigrants, Christina Foch (–) and Heinrich Gehrig (–). His father was a sheet-metal worker by trade who was frequently unemployed due to alcoholism and epilepsy, and his mother, a Batting average  Ruth had the high and lusty lifestyle to go with his home runs, but the Yankees didn’t start regularly winning World Series until they signed a shy, unassuming mama’s boy, Lou Gehrig.

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