She Loved Baseball: The Effa Manley Story
Audrey Vernick (A) and Don Tate (ILT) Harper Collins
List Price: $16.99 (Hardcover - Biography / Baseball - 2010)
Description: Effa always loved baseball. As a young woman, she would go to Yankee Stadium just to see Babe Ruth's mighty swing. But she never dreamed she would someday own a baseball team. Or be the first-and only-woman ever inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. From her childhood in Philadelphia to her groundbreaking role as business manager and owner of the Newark Eagles, Effa Manley always fought for what was right. And she always swung for the fences. (32 pgs) Ages 4-8
Ashay says, There arent many biographies for girls on African American women in sports, but Effa Manleys story is truly an interesting one. She accomplished a lot in her day and should be an inspiration to all. Must have for the library and classroom."
Product Dimensions: 11 x 8.8 x 0.5 inches
Shipping Weight: 13.6 ounces