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The kid from Calico Rock, Arkansas, dazzles Chicago Cubs fans as he hits. Calico Joe. A Novel. by John Grisham. ebook On the day that Warren Tracey finally faces Calico Joe, Paul is in the stands, rooting for his idol but also for his dad. Grisham knocks it out of the park.”—The Washington Post It's the summer of , and Joe Castle is the boy wonder of. Published: [S.l.]: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Format: eBook. ISBN : On the day that Warren Tracey finally faces Calico Joe, Paul is in the stands.

New York also acquired two-time 20 game winner Carl Mays who had a reputation as a head hunter on the mound. Meanwhile, the Cleveland Indians had already developed a reputation for being one of the worst teams in the majors.

However, stating in they finished third in the division two years in a row, and then second in To further add to the intrigue in , word was starting to get around about the World Series in Rumor was that some of the players from the Chicago White Sox had been working with gamblers and had purposefully lost the World Series. What made so interesting is that all three of these teams were battling it out for the American League pennant.

The fateful game in which Chapman died took place in late August between the Yankees and Indians. He was replaced by rookie shortstop Joe Sewell, who would go on to a Hall of Fame career.

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This book is available for bulk purchases only. Readers Also Liked New York Times Best Sellers: The book shifts between this story and one set in The other story follows Paul Tracey, son of Warren Tracey.

Paul has had to live with an abusive and alcoholic father who left his mother at an early age. They rarely spoke after that. He also had to live with the knowledge that his father hit Castle on purpose.

Calico Joe hits all of the major themes that you find in a great number of baseball novels: relationships between father and son; a small-town player taking the majors by storm; questions about what might have been. Grisham has an easy-to-read writing style that makes this book a quick and fun read that any fan of baseball would enjoy.

Grisham got the inspiration for the novel from the story of Ray Chapman; a player for the Cleveland Indians who was killed after being hit by a pitch in a major league baseball game in Retail Price:.

He was the hottest player in AA and creating a buzz. A patron review from the Adult Summer Game: Calico Joe switches back and forth between two different narratives that take place 30 years apart.

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