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Author Ferris, Kade, author.
Title Charles Albert Bender : National Hall of Fame pitcher / Kade Ferris.
Pub Info Minneapolis, MN : Wise Ink Creative Publishing, 2020.
book jacket
 Truro-Childrens Coll.  J 92 BEN     AVAILABLE
Descript 58 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Minnesota Native American Lives series
Minnesota Native American lives series.
Audience Middle grade.
Summary "Charles Albert Bender invented the slider. He was a World Series-winning pitcher and the first Minnesotan inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. He grew up poor on a farm where he worked in the fields. He lived far away from his home and family while attending an Indian boarding school in Pennsylvania."--Provided by publisher.
Contents From the forests to the fields -- Grade school days -- Carlisle school -- Sports -- An up-and-coming prospect -- A new ace -- The learning curve: Inventing the slider -- Racism and redemption -- Aww, shoot! -- The world series -- The king of the dynasty -- Jumping the fence -- Life after the pros -- Retirement -- Charles Bender career statistics -- Ideas for writing and discussion -- Ideas for visual projects -- Ideas for further learning -- Timeline -- About the author -- About the illustrator -- About the series editors.
Subject Bender, Charles Albert, 1888-1954.
Bender, Charles Albert, 1888-1954.
Baseball players -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Juvenile literature.
Indian baseball players -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Baseball players -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Biography.
Indian baseball players -- United States -- Biography.
Add Author Hart, Tashia, illustrator.
ISBN 9781634893657
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