A Strong Right Arm: The Story of Mamie "Peanut" Johnson

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Motivated by her love for the game and inspired by the legendary Jackie Robinson, Mamie Johnson is determined to be a professional baseball pitcher. But in a sport that's determined by white men, there is no place for a black woman. Mamie doesn't give up-from the time she insists on trying out for the all-male, all-white Police Athletic League until she realizes her dream and becomes one of three women to play in the Negro Leagues. Mamie Johnson's life shows that with courage and perseverance one can overcome even the greatest challenges.

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A Strong Right Arm Motivated by her love for the game and inspired by the legendary Jackie Robinson, Mamie Johnson is determined to be a professional baseball pitcher. But in a sport that's dominated by white men, there is no place for a black woman. Photos. Full description

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"A winning biography of Mamie 'Peanut' Johnson . . . the true story of the underdog who succeeds despite tremendous odds."

A winning biography of Mamie aPeanuta Johnson . . . the true story of the underdog who succeeds despite tremendous odds. ("Booklist," starred review)

A winning biography of Mamie Peanut Johnson . . . the true story of the underdog who succeeds despite tremendous odds. ("Booklist", starred review)

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