By Dan Gutman
Cannons are blasting!
Bullets are flying!
Wounded squaddies are everywhere!
Stosh has time-traveled to 1863, correct into the center of the Civil battle. In almost certainly his most fun and positively his most deadly journey but, Stosh has made up our minds to reply to the query forever: did Abner Doubleday, a Civil battle basic, quite invent the sport of baseball?
It's all right here: massive laughs, dramatic motion, quick baseball video games in the midst of a battlefield. you will be blown away through this 6th notable baseball card adventure!
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While Mom tended to Willie’s wounds, Joshua picked up his rifle. Little John and Rufus picked up theirs too. I could still hear gunshots and explosions, 55 DAN G UTMAN but they were mostly in the distance. “Must’ve been a stray bullet that got Willie,” Joshua said. “But the Rebs could be makin’ another charge any minute. ” Little John asked. ” They all looked at me. ” Joshua asked me. ” “Yeah, but I, uh . . don’t have a gun,” I said. ” “We’ll fix you up,” Joshua said. He led me over to the other end of the ditch, where, I noticed for the first time, there was another soldier.
There was a merciful second or two when there were no explosions. I took the risk of raising my head a few inches over the tree trunk to see what I could see. There was a flag attached to the tree trunk. It looked like an American flag, except that it didn’t have as many stars as a regular flag. Well, that made sense. There are fifty stars for fifty states, and they didn’t have fifty states in 1863. I wasn’t going to bother counting them. The flag was ripped. Bullets had torn through it in a bunch of places.
Let’s just shoot ’em,” the fourth boy said. ” “Shut your mouth, Willie,” said the tall one, who seemed to be in charge. ” I said, raising my hands to show I didn’t have a weapon. I remembered from social studies that the Confederates in the Civil War were called Rebels. The tall kid told us his name was Joshua, and that they were all part of the 151st Pennsylvania. The short guy with the drum said his name was Little John, and the blond kid’s name was Rufus. We shook hands all around, except for that Willie guy who had said he wanted to shoot us.