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One Shot At Forever : A Small Town, An Unlikely Coach, And A Magical Baseball Season (2012)
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Call Number 796.35762/BALLARD,C


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Adult Nonfiction796.35762/BALLARD,CDue 06-13-15
Published: New York : Hyperion, c2012
Edition:  1st ed
Description:  viii, 254 p. : ill., map ; 25 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9781401324384, 140132438X,
Language:  English


Winner of the 2013 Alex Award

In 1971, a small-town high school baseball team from rural Illinois playing with hand-me-down uniforms and peace signs on their hats defied convention and the odds. Led by an English teacher with no coaching experience, the Macon Ironmen emerged from a field of 370 teams to become the smallest school in Illinois history to make the state final, a distinction that still stands. There, sporting long hair, and warming up to Jesus Christ Superstar, the Ironmen would play a dramatic game against a Chicago powerhouse that would change their lives forever

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