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 conflict. In almost certainly his most enjoyable and positively his most deadly journey but, Stosh has made up our minds to respond to the query all the time: did Abner Doubleday, a Civil conflict common, particularly invent the sport of baseball?
It's all the following: giant laughs, dramatic motion, quickly baseball video games in the midst of a battlefield. you may be blown away through this 6th striking baseball card adventure!
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I noticed he had no shoes on. “I’m Joe Stoshack,” I said, sticking out my hand. “Most people call me Stosh. ” “Pleased to meet you,” Mom said, brushing dirt off herself. ” 53 DAN G UTMAN This came from a little guy, even shorter than me. He was the one with the drum. ” asked the third one, a blond-haired boy. “We, uh . . got a little lost,” I said. “Let’s just shoot ’em,” the fourth boy said. ” “Shut your mouth, Willie,” said the tall one, who seemed to be in charge. ” I said, raising my hands to show I didn’t have a weapon.
There was another explosion in the air over our heads, and stuff showered down around us. I wrapped my arms around Mom to shield her. Maybe if I took the flag and threw it as far away as possible, they would stop shooting at us. But I couldn’t reach the flag. I wasn’t about to go get it, either. 49 DAN G UTMAN If I couldn’t get rid of the flag, I’d have to get rid of us. ” I shouted in her ear. ” “Are you out of your mind, Joey? ” “We’ve got no chance if we stay here,” I shouted at her. ” my mother said.
Uh, I don’t know, Mom. ” Uncle Wilbur had fallen asleep in his wheelchair. ” The whole thing sounded like a bad idea to me. I 38 ABNER & ME mean, I did want to go back in time again. But I didn’t particularly want to go with my mother. I mean, I’m thirteen years old! I don’t even like to be seen going to the supermarket with my mother. Why would I want to travel one hundred and fifty years with her? “It’s dangerous,” I said. ” “Don’t worry about me,” she said. ” She wouldn’t give it a rest. She kept egging me on, saying I was a party pooper and that I had no spirit of adventure.