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The Unforgettable Season

By: Phil Bildner
For Ages: 4-7
Genre: Sports

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At the start of the 1941 baseball season, neither Joe DiMaggio of the New York Yankees nor Ted Williams of the Boston Red Sox were beloved by baseball fans. But that all changed when Joe started a 56-game hitting streak and Ted's batting average rose to over .400. Despite numerous challenges along the way-Joe had his bat stolen by an overeager fan and Ted's batting average dipped to .3995 on the last day of the season-the records set by "Joltin' Joe" and "The Splendid Splinter" have yet to be broken.

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About Phil Bildner

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Phil Bildner used to be a middle school teacher in the New York City Public Schools and now write books for kids. He enjoys traveling around the country in order to visit schools and talk to students about his books and writing and lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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