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       Baseball Joe, Home Run King; or, The Greatest Pitcher and Batter on Record, p.1

           Lester Chadwick
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Baseball Joe, Home Run King; or, The Greatest Pitcher and Batter on Record


  IT WAS THE LONGEST HIT THAT EVER HAD BEEN MADE ON THEPOLO GROUNDS.]

  BASEBALL JOE, HOME RUN KING

  Or

  The Greatest Pitcher and Batter on Record

  by

  LESTER CHADWICK

  Author of"Baseball Joe of the Silver Stars," "Baseball Joe in the Big League,""The Rival Pitchers," "The Eight-Oared Victors," etc.

  ILLUSTRATED

  New YorkCupples & Leon Company

  * * * * * *

  BOOKS BY LESTER CHADWICK

  =THE BASEBALL JOE SERIES=

  =12mo. Cloth. Illustrated.=

  BASEBALL JOE OF THE SILVER STARS BASEBALL JOE ON THE SCHOOL NINE BASEBALL JOE AT YALE BASEBALL JOE IN THE CENTRAL LEAGUE BASEBALL JOE IN THE BIG LEAGUE BASEBALL JOE ON THE GIANTS BASEBALL JOE IN THE WORLD SERIES BASEBALL JOE AROUND THE WORLD BASEBALL JOE, HOME RUN KING

  =THE COLLEGE SPORTS SERIES=

  =12mo. Cloth. Illustrated.=

  THE RIVAL PITCHERS A QUARTERBACK'S PLUCK BATTING TO WIN THE WINNING TOUCHDOWN FOR THE HONOR OF RANDALL THE EIGHT-OARED VICTORS

  CUPPLES & LEON COMPANY, New York

  * * * * * *

  Copyright, 1922, by CUPPLES & LEON COMPANY

  =Baseball Joe, Home Run King=

  Printed in U. S. A.

  CONTENTS

  CHAPTER PAGE I A DANGEROUS PLUNGE 1 II A SURPRISE 17 III REGGIE TURNS UP 33 IV THE ANONYMOUS LETTER 43 V "PLAY BALL!" 54 VI GETTING THE JUMP 61 VII STEALING HOME 71 VIII A BASEBALL IDOL 79 IX AN OLD ENEMY 87 X THREE IN A ROW 94 XI RIGHT FROM THE SHOULDER 101 XII JIM'S WINNING WAYS 108 XIII A BREAK IN THE LUCK 117 XIV A DELIGHTFUL SURPRISE 123 XV AN EVENING RIDE 131 XVI THE ATTACK ON THE ROAD 136 XVII FALLING BEHIND 143 XVIII IN THE THROES OF A SLUMP 151 XIX A CLOSE CALL 157 XX SPEEDING UP 163 XXI THE WINNING STREAK 170 XXII STRIVING FOR MASTERY 178 XXIII HOLDING THEM DOWN 184 XXIV A CRUSHING BLOW 191 XXV LINING THEM OUT 197 XXVI THE TIRELESS FOE 203 XXVII CHAMPIONS OF THE LEAGUE 210 XXVIII THE WORLD SERIES 218 XXIX THE GAME OF HIS LIFE 224 XXX CHAMPIONS OF THE WORLD 230

  LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

  IT WAS THE LONGEST HIT THAT EVER HAD BEEN MADE ON THE POLO GROUNDS.

  THERE WAS NO DOUBT OF THE WARMTH OF THAT WELCOME.

  SUDDENLY PICKING UP THE BALL HE HURLED IT TO SECOND.

  "GREAT SCOTT!" HE CRIED. "WHAT'S THE MATTER WITH YOUR HAND?"

  BASEBALL JOE, HOME RUN KING

 
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