Just came across some information about a cool new children’s book featuring the first World Series NDN All-Star face-off ever!
The book “Contenders: Two Native Baseball Players, One World Series” – written by Traci Sowell and illustrated by Arigon Starr, tells the true story of NDN All-Star #5 Charles Albert “Chief” Bender (Ojibwe) and NDN All-Star #18 John Tortes Meyers (Cahuilla) and their meeting in the 1911 World Series between Bender’s Philadelphia A’s and Meyers’ New York Giants.
I haven’t read it yet, but as soon as my copy gets here, I will update this blog post with my thoughts.
Have you read this book? Leave a comment and tell me what you thought! I know – it’s a KIDS book! But it’s a KIDS book about NDN ALL-STARS!!!
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