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Miracle Mud : Lena Blackburne and the Secret Mud That Changed Baseball (School And Library) (David A.
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Traces the invention of Lena Blackburne Baseball Rubbing Mud by longtime baseball fan, player and coach Russell Aubrey "Lena" Blackburne, describing how his distaste for the methods used by players to break in baseballs prompted his creation and how, for more than 75 years, teams have been using the Hall of Fame-noted product to prepare baseballs before every game.
Profiles the life of the baseball player who discovered that mud worked better than dirty water for breaking in baseballs.
Number of Pages: 34
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Publisher: Lerner Pub Group
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: David A. Kelly
Street Date: April 1, 2013
Item Number (DPCI): 248-81-8861
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