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Long Ball: The Legend and Lore of the Home Run. Minneapolis: Millbrook Press, 2006. com/home The official Major League Baseball website provides fans with game results, statistics, schedules, and biographies of players. c_id=la The official website of the Los Angeles Dodgers includes the team schedule and game results, biographies of Clayton Kershaw and other players and coaches, and much more. com The Sports Illustrated Kids website covers all sports, including baseball. Expand learning beyond the printed book.

He was Jeff Gordon Aaron Rodgers Joe Mauer Abby Wambach awarded the Cy Young Justin Verlander Adrian Peterson Kevin Durant Albert Pujols Award in 2011 as the Kevin Garnett Alex Ovechkin Kevin Love Alex Rodriguez National League’s (NL) LaDainian Tomlinson Andrew Luck LeBron James Andrew McCutchen top hurler. Then he took Maria Sharapova Barry Bonds Mariano Rivera Ben Roethlisberger the prize again in 2013. Mark Sanchez Blake Griffin Maya Moore Brett Favre In June 2014, Clayton Michael Phelps Brian Urlacher Michael Vick threw the 12th no-hitter in Brittney Griner Miguel Cabrera Bryce Harper Mikaela Shiffrin Dodgers history.

C_id=la The official website of the Los Angeles Dodgers includes the team schedule and game results, biographies of Clayton Kershaw and other players and coaches, and much more. com The Sports Illustrated Kids website covers all sports, including baseball. Expand learning beyond the printed book. com. 31 Index Baseball America, 16 Ellis, A. , 27 Great Lakes Loons, 20 Gulf Coast League Dodgers, 20 Honeycutt, Rick, 21 Hope’s Home, 25–26, 28 Jacksonville Suns, 20, 21 Johnson, Skip, 15–16 Kershaw, Chris (father), 9, 11 Kershaw, Clayton: awards, 24, 26–27; charity work, 25–26, 28; childhood, 10–11; high school years, 12–13, 15–16; minor-league career, 19–21; MLB games, 4–8, 21–22; training, 15–16 Kershaw, Ellen (wife), 18, 23–26, 28 Kershaw, Marianne (mother), 9, 11 Los Angeles Dodgers, 4–5, 7, 18–19, 21–22, 27 Major League Baseball (MLB) draft (2006), 17–18 Stafford, Matthew, 10, 13 Photo Acknowledgments The images in this book are used with the permission of: © Victor Decolongon/Getty Images, pp.

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