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Blastin' the Blues (The Sluggers #5)

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After jumping off the train to St. Louis, Griffith, Woody, and Dog find their way back to the Travelin’ Nine. Meanwhile, the rest of the team prepares for the next game—but before they can even get warmed up, the game is cancelled. Still fearing they are being followed and even more worried they have a traitor in their midst, the team travels to New Orleans, where the magi ...more
Hardcover, 448 pages
Published February 23rd 2010 by Simon Schuster Books for Young Readers (first published February 4th 2010)
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Apr 12, 2011 rated it really liked it
Jam-packed with action, and much longer than the previous books in this series.

First we're in St. Louis, Missouri, where we encounter Cy Young and the Perfectos wearing, for the first time, the color red (called 'cardinal' by the sportswriters and fans). We hear scary, exciting stories of the past exploits of the Rough Riders and Col. Roosevelt.

Then it's on to New Orleans, where the game is played at the Crescent City Base Ball Park in Mid-City (my old neighborhood!) with music, of course, pla
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I grew up in Lexington, Kentucky in the 1970’s. We had no artists of any kind in the family. We didn’t know any artists. I liked sports, especially baseball. My mother read to me a lot. But I have to admit, my favorite subject in school was gym class. I also liked to draw. My parents encouraged me to keep drawing.
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