By Dan Gutman
Cannons are blasting!
Bullets are flying!
Wounded infantrymen are everywhere!
Stosh has time-traveled to 1863, correct into the center of the Civil warfare. In almost certainly his most fun and positively his most deadly journey but, Stosh has determined to respond to the query forever: did Abner Doubleday, a Civil warfare normal, relatively invent the sport of baseball?
It's all the following: great laughs, dramatic motion, speedy baseball video games in the course of a battlefield. you will be blown away by means of this 6th striking baseball card adventure!
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I scooped up my mother in both arms and made a run for it. ” MY MOTHER SCREAMED IN MY EAR AS I carried her across the cemetery. I didn’t know where I was going. I didn’t know what I was going to do. I just wanted to get the two of us away from that flag before we got killed. My mother is skinny. She weighs about a hundred pounds. I know that because she’s constantly telling me, “I have to go on Weight Watchers. I’m a hundred pounds. ” Women are always complaining about how fat they are, even if they are skinny.
Remember when Barry Bonds hit his seventy-third homer in 2001? That ball sold for around half a million. A ball signed by Abner Doubleday should be worth twice as much as that. ” “I don’t know, Dad,” I said. I had never told my dad that I got two Shoeless Joe Jackson autographs when I went back to 1919. If he had known that I gave Flip Valentini a million dollars’ worth of autographs, Dad would have gone ballistic. But Flip really needed the money, and I 31 DAN G UTMAN wanted to help him out. There’s probably nothing illegal about going back in time and using what you know about the future to make money.
I remember they had this display case with a beat-up old baseball in it. They said it was the Abner Doubleday Baseball, and that they found it with Abner Doubleday’s stuff after he died. ” 29 DAN G UTMAN The first baseball? “Well, I was thinking . ” I started. At that, Dad got this look in his eye that he gets when he thinks he’s come up with a great idea. He looked like he might hop right out of the wheelchair. I’m sure he would have if he could have. ” “Cool? ” Dad gushed. ” Dad was always thinking of ways to make a million dollars easy.