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A Home Run for Bunny

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This is the story of a remarkable baseball team from Springfield, Massachusetts and its star player a boy named Bunny who was the only African-American on the team.
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Published November 23rd 2013 by Illumination Arts Publishing Company
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Marcia
We all are familiar with Jackie Robinson's story as the first African-American to play in the major leagues. But few have heard of Bunny Taliaferro, who 20 years earlier was an outstanding African-American athlete on his all-white team in Springfield, Ma. This book shares Bunny's story, focusing on a tournament his team was invited to in 1934 in North Carolina. He was refused transportation and housing, booed, littered with trash, and teams refused to play if he was on the field. The story of ...more
Becky Lockwood
May 13, 2015 Becky Lockwood rated it it was amazing
A wonderful story of courage by a group of 15 year old boys who lived and played baseball together in Springfield, MA in 1934, This was a highlight on NPR recently and is a book that every one should read to know that there are many who know how to do the right and only thing to do.
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