Brothers at Bat: The True Story of an Amazing All-Brother Baseball Team (Hardcover)
The True Story of an Amazing All-Brother Baseball Team
Clarion Books, 9780547385570, 39pp.
Publication Date: April 3, 2012
The Acerra family had sixteen children, including twelve ball-playing boys. It was the
1930s, and many families had lots of kids. But only one had enough to field a baseball
team . . . with three on the bench The Acerras were the longest-playing all-brother
team in baseball history. They loved the game, but more important, they cared for
and supported each other and stayed together as a team. Nothing life threw their way
could stop them.
Full of action, drama, and excitement, this never-before-told true story is vividly
brought to life by Audrey Vernick's expert storytelling and Steven Salerno's stunning
Praise For Brothers at Bat: The True Story of an Amazing All-Brother Baseball Team…
"A lively story about family loyalty and love of the game, pulled from the sidelines of baseball history."--Publishers Weekly, starred review"A family's love and devotion to each other and to the game of baseball, depicted lovingly."--Kirkus "This story of a real American family whose bond was the game is brought to vivid life through illustrations."--Horn Book