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Marissa's Books & Gifts 9780807591925 The William Hoy Story

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The William Hoy Story

All William Ellsworth Hoy wanted to do was play baseball. After losing out on a spot on the local deaf team, William practiced even harder—eventually earning a position on a professional team. But his struggle was far from over. In addition to the prejudice Hoy faced, he could not hear the umpires' calls. One day he asked the umpire to use hand signals: strike, ball, out. That day he not only got on base but also changed the way the game was played forever. William "Dummy" Hoy became one of the greatest and most beloved players of his time!

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New
Hardcover
Nancy Churnin
Albert Whitman and Company
2016-03-01
0807591920
9780807591925
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