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Baseball Joe on the School Nine

Pitching for the Blue Banner

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Author: Lester Chadwick
Published: 1912
Language: English
Wordcount: 51,444 / 152 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 73.8
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 493
Added to site: 2012.02.28 31353

Part of a series of 14 baseball books written by Lester Chadwick (Howard R. Garis) between 1912 and 1928.

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d the plans of the plotters once, is told in the first book.

Though Joe aided his father considerably, the young pitcher never lost his interest in baseball, and when, at the last moment, word came that Mr. Matson had seemingly lost everything, Joe hid his own feelings and went off to pitch the deciding championship game against the Resolutes of Rocky Ford, the bitter rivals of the Silver Stars.

Joe's heart was heavy as he pitched, for he knew that if his father lost his money through the taking away of his patents there would be no chance of his going to boarding school, and Joe desired that above everything.

But he pluckily pitched the game, which was a close and hot one. He won, making the Stars the champions of the county league; and then Joe hurried home.

To his delight there was a message from his father, stating that at the last minute unexpected evidence had won the patent case for him, and he was now on the road to prosperity.

So it was possible for Joe to go to boa



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