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Sports hero Ron LeFlore

Marshall Burchard

Sports hero Ron LeFlore

by Marshall Burchard

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Published by Putnam in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • LeFlore, Ron -- Juvenile literature.,
    • LeFlore, Ron.,
    • Detroit Tigers (Baseball team) -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Baseball players -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Prisoners -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Baseball players.,
    • Prisoners.,
    • African Americans -- Biography.

    • About the Edition

      A biography of the Detroit Tiger whose baseball career began on a team for a state prison.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby Marshall Burchard.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography, Biography.
      SeriesThe Putnam heroes series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV865.L37 B87 1979
      The Physical Object
      Pagination75 p. :
      Number of Pages75
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4737991M
      ISBN 100399611347
      LC Control Number78031111
      OCLC/WorldCa4549748

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