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This is the story of Louis Sockalexis was a true native american baseball pioneer. It tells of his struggle as a minority to make it in the big leagues. Louis was the complete package.

He could hit, field, and run. He was put down by his teammates and fans as well just because of the color of his skin. Kids can learn many lessons from this book/5(5). Louis Sockalexis: Native American Baseball Pioneer by Bill Wise is the true story of the first Native American, from the Penobscot tribe of Maine, to Louis Sockalexis major league baseball.

Louis broke into the majors almost 50 years before Jackie Robinson came on the scene and this fact is not very well known to students or even to teachers/5. Louis Sockalexis: Native American Baseball Pioneer by Wise, Bill, Farnsworth, Bill () Paperback [Bill, Farnsworth, Bill Wise] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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A biography of Louis Sockalexis, Penobscot Indian and the first Native American to play professional baseball. Bill Wise - Author is the author of Lee & Low’s Louis Sockalexis: Native American Baseball Pioneer, winner of the Carter G.

Woodson Book Award and the Children’s Book Award from the International Reading Association. An avid baseball fan, Wise first heard about William Hoy when he was a child. Louis Sockalexis: Native American Baseball Pioneer by Bill Wise.

Illustrated by Bill Farnsworth. A biography of Louis Sockalexis, Penobscot Indian and the first Native American to play professional baseball, focusing on his formative years and culminating in an historic game at New York s Polo Grounds in Louis Sockalexis is a much forgotten, and mostly unknown figure in the annals of baseball history.

Though he was quite talented, his career was shortened for a number of reasons, Baseball Pioneer book this book does a good job of illustrating how great Baseball Pioneer book was in the very short time that he played professional baseball/5(3).

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is the author of Lee & Low’s Louis Sockalexis: Native American Baseball Pioneer, winner of the Carter G. Woodson Book Award and the Children’s Book Award from the International Reading Association. An avid baseball fan, Wise first heard about William Hoy when he was a child. Louis Sockalexis: Native American Baseball Pioneer Written by Bill Wise and Illustrated by Bill Farnsworth This book tells the story of Louis Sockalexis, one of the first American Indian players in Major League Baseball.

On a Maine summer day intwelve-year-old Penobscot Indian Louis Sockalexis, first fell in love with baseball. As he grew up, Louis honed his skills and dreamed of one day joining a major league team. Louis encountered opposition at every turn-from the jeers of teammates and the taunts of spectators who thought he had no place in a white man's sport to the disapproval of his father, who.

This week's nonfiction choice. Louis Sockalexis: Native American Baseball Pioneer. Author: Bill Wise Illustrator: Bill Farnsworth Reading level: Ages Hardcover: 32 pages Publisher: Lee & Low Books (March ) Language: English ISBN ISBN The year isand Louis Sockalexis, a baseball player for the Cleveland Spiders is in New York.

This is the story of Louis Sockalexis was a true native american baseball pioneer. It tells of his struggle as a minority to make it in the big leagues. Louis was the complete package.

He could hit, field, and run. He was put down by his teammates and fans as well just because of the color of his skin. Kids can learn many lessons from this book.5/5(3). Wise's solid debut picture book opens on Jas baseball fans filled the stadium at New York's Polo Grounds to watch the Cleveland Spiders face the New York Giants.

Many in attendance. Louis Sockalexis: Native American baseball pioneer. [Bill Wise; Bill Farnsworth] -- "A biography of Penobscot Indian Louis Sockalexis, who pursued his childhood love of baseball and eventually joined the Major Leagues, where he faced racism and discrimination with humility and.

Gr - This picture book offers a rousing introduction to the life of "the first Native American to play major league baseball." Hooked on the game from Sockalexis, a member of Maine's Penobscot tribe, won an athletic scholarship to Holy Cross College and was signed by the Cleveland Spiders in Price: $ Louis Sockalexis, Poland Spring, Maine, (Courtesy of Penobscot Nation) As the author of Baseball’s First Indian, a biography of Sockalexis published inI remain heart-broken by how precious few individuals properly appreciate the historical figure of Louis Francis Sockalexis.

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A Baseball Pioneer, Aug Reviewer: A reader from Brighton, Massachusetts United States For years, Louis Sockalexis wasn’t much more than a trivia question: who were the Cleveland Indians named for. Now there are THREE new books about him. “Sock” was an outstanding athlete in his time and showed great promise.

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Product Information. On a Maine summer day intwelve-year-old Penobscot Indian Louis Sockalexis, first fell in love with baseball. As he grew up, Louis honed his skills and dreamed of one day joining a major league encountered opposition at every turn-from the jeers of teammates and the taunts of spectators who thought he had no place in a "white man's sport" to the.

Louis dreamed of being a baseball player, and despite the discrimination he faced for being Indian, he prevailed. Wise gives readers the background for Sockalexis's rise to baseball fame, integrating lively literary elements such as figurative language and setting.4/5(2).

On a Maine summer day intwelve-year-old Penobscot Indian Louis Sockalexis, first fell in love with baseball. As he grew up, Louis honed his skills and dreamed of one day joining a major league encountered opposition at every turn-from the jeers of teammates and the taunts of spectators who thought he had no place in a "white man's sport" to the disapproval of his father, who.

On a Maine summer day intwelve-year-old Penobscot Indian Louis Sockalexis first fell in love with baseball.

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As he grew up, Louis honed his skills and dreamed of one day joining a major league team. Louis encountered opposition at every turn, from the jeers of teammates and the taunts of spectators to the disapproval of his father.

East and North branches remain closed until further notice. Edgehill Branch Library is closed today, Ma for maintenance. Book Description: On a Maine summer day intwelve-year-old Penobscot Indian Louis Sockalexis, first fell in love with baseball.

As he grew up, Louis honed his skills and dreamed of one day joining a major league team. Career: 3 HR, BA, 55 RBI, RF, Spidersb:L/t:R, born in MEdied Height: Meter. Rice has spoken at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., twice ( and ), at the hall’s annual symposium, in support of Louis Sockalexis and the largely unrecognized Native American pioneer players.

Louis Sockalexis: Native American Baseball Pioneer, paper ed $ Louis Sockalexis: Native American Baseball Pioneer is a recent picture book that acknowledges the achievements of Louis Sockalexis, the first Native American professional baseball player in the United States.

Indian Summer Indian Summer, Book The Forgotten Story of Louis Sockalexis, the First Native American in Major League Baseball by McDonald, Brian. ‘Friends of Sockalexis’ raising funds for monument honoring Indian Island baseball pioneer Ma By Larry Mahoney By Larry Mahoney, BDN Staff Ma am BANGOR — Ed Rice, author of a book about Indian Island native and former major league baseball player Louis Sockalexis, is again at the forefront of an effort to.• Find out why Louis Sockalexis was a pioneer.

• Learn more about the life, challenges, and accomplishments of Sockalexis. Teaching Tip If students read the Afterword or do additional research on Louis Sockalexis, they will learn that he was an alcoholic, and the disease played a role in ending his short career in the major leagues.TEACHER'S GUIDE FOR: Louis Sockalexis.

By Bill Wise Illustrations by Bill Farnsworth. * Find out why Louis Sockalexis was a pioneer. * Learn more about the life, challenges, and accomplishments of Sockalexis.

The Illustrator might illustrate a section of the book, such as some of the baseball .