Babe and Me (Baseball Card Adventures #3)
On October 1, 1932, during Game Three of the Chicago Cubs—New York Yankees World Series, Babe Ruth belted a long home run to straightaway centerfield. According to legend, just before he hit, Babe pointed to the centerfield bleachers and boldly predicted he would slam the next pitch there. Did he call that shot, or didn't he? Witnesses never agreed. Joe Stoshack knows ther...more
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Dan Gutman does a good job giving characters the mannerisms and personality that they do. You feel engaged as you read the c ...more
In the beginning of the book the little boy is collecting baseball cards. Every time the boy holds an old baseball card, he feels a tingling sensation on his fingers. he gets scared and drops the card immediately. He soon finds out that the baseball cards can make him travel back in time to the date of the card. he does this const ...more
Fountas and Pinnell Reading Level: S
Summary: When Josh Stoshack's dad is hard up for money and asks Josh for his Babe Ruth baseball card back (to sell), Josh offers his dad a compromise. Josh, through his own special magic, can take them both back to 1932 for two reasons, to pick up some more valuable Babe Ruth baseball cards and to see if Babe actually called his homerun in the fifth inning of Game 3 of the World Series. Their adventure in 1932 includ ...more
By: Dan Gutman
I would recommend this book to people who like baseball and enjoy time travel or history because there is a very descriptive language for when he travels back in time, and it gives some of the 1932 baseball player facts from the New York Yankees. It was a very good book to read so, I would give it 5 out of 5 stars.
My first reason why I would recommend this book is that it is about a sport. The books main character is a boy that loves and plays baseball named ...more
In this book, Stosh travels back in time to meet Babe Ruth. In addition to meeting him and witnessing (from the Yankees' dugout!) the called shot (or was it a called shot?), Stosh sees first-hand what the country was like in the Depression. He sees boys playing baseball with an old sock of rocks, and realizes they probably never held a baseball in their life. He sees men fighting each other for pennies, and kids s ...more
In the beginning there is boy names Joe Stoshacks that collects baseball cards, when he holds a old baseball card he gets a tingling sensation on his fingers he drops the card immediately. Then he soon finds out that old baseball cards can take him back into time.
Later on his dad and him travel back into time when the Yankees and Cubs World Series. They want to find out if Babe R ...more
In this time travel adventure a boy named Joe tries to back in the 1932 world series and tries to see if Babe Ruth ...more
In this book it talks about Babe Ruth baseball all star along time ago back in the 20th century. This book gave me a lot of attention because it is such a good book by my favorite author Dan Gutman. They talk mostly about Babe Ruth’s life in this book. There is a kid who travels back in time with baseball cards which I think is a brilliant idea by the Author. Babe Ruth has many issues in his life as you read this book read this book to ...more
It takes place in New York, because Babe Ruth played for the Yankees and he was one of the best baseball players ever to live. He hit third and that is why his ...more