Anybody's Game

Anybody's Game

The Story of the First Girl to Play Little League Baseball

Book - 2018
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Albert Whitman
& Co

In 1950, Kathryn Johnston wanted to play Little League, but an unwritten rule kept girls from trying out. So she cut off her hair and tried out as a boy under the nickname "Tubby." She made the team—and changed Little League Baseball forever. An inspiring and suspenseful story about what it means to want something so badly you'll break the rules to do it—and how breaking the rules can lead to change.


Albert Whitman & Co
The true story of Kathryn "Tubby" Johnston, who became the first girl to play Little League baseball.

Baker
& Taylor

In 1950, Kathryn Johnston's love of baseball leads her to subvert the unwritten rule about girls not being able to try out for Little League by cutting off her hair and assuming the nickname "Tubby."
Presents the true story of Kathryn "Tubby" Johnston, recounting the obstacles she faced to become the first girl to play Little League baseball. Simultaneous eBook.
""The true story of Kathryn "Tubby" Johnston, who became the first girl to play Little League baseball"--Provided by publisher"--
"In 1950, Kathryn Johnston wanted to play Little League, but an unwritten rule kept girls from trying out. So she cut off her hair and tried out as a boy under the nickname "Tubby." She made the team--and inspired future generations. An inspiring and suspenseful story about what it means to want to do something so badly you're willing to break the rules--and how, sometimes, breaking the rules can lead to change"--

Publisher: Albert Whitman & Co 2018
ISBN: 9780807503799
Branch Call Number: ON ORDER

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