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Lucky: Maris, Mantle, and my best summer ever

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Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers,
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Louis isn't very good at playing baseball, but he knows and loves the game more than anybody. He loves the purity of the sport, the sound of the crack of a bat, and the smell of freshly cut grass in the stadium. And more than anything, he loves the New York Yankees. So when he becomes a bat boy for the team during the summer of 1961, it is a dream come true. Lucky gives readers baseline box seats to one of the most memorable seasons in sports history, and as Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris compete in their legendary home-run race, Louis learns that the heroes he looks up to can teach him life lessons that will change him forever.
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Grouping Title lucky maris mantle and my best summer ever
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subject_facet Baseball -- Fiction, Baseball stories, Juvenile, Bat boys -- Fiction, Bat boys -- Juvenile fiction, Mantle, Mickey, -- 1931-1995 -- Juvenile fiction, Mantle, Mickey, -- 1931-1995. -- Fiction, Mantle, Mickey, -- 1931-1995. -- Juvenile fiction, Maris, Roger, -- 1934-1985 -- Fiction, Maris, Roger, -- 1934-1985 -- Juvenile fiction, Moving -- Fiction, Moving, Household -- Fiction, Moving, Household -- Juvenile fiction, New York (State) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction, New York (State) -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction, New York Yankees (Baseball team) -- Fiction, New York Yankees (Baseball team) -- Juvenile fiction, Stepfamilies -- Fiction, Stepfamilies -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Lucky : Maris, Mantle, and my best summer ever
title_full Lucky : Maris, Mantle, and my best summer ever / Wes Tooke
title_short Lucky :
title_sub Maris, Mantle, and my best summer ever
topic_facet Baseball, Baseball stories, Juvenile, Bat boys, History, Mantle, Mickey, Maris, Roger, Moving, Moving, Household, Stepfamilies