By Dan Gutman
He used to be the world's maximum athlete, and a hero—until his medals have been taken away. Stosh is surprised whilst his enemy, Bobby Fuller, begs him for a desire. He desires Stosh to take him again in time to fulfill local American Jim Thorpe—an Olympic champion who misplaced his medals in a scandal. Thorpe went directly to play expert baseball and soccer, yet he may perhaps by no means back in achieving such status. His identify was once disgraced. sign up for Stosh and Fuller on a quest to avoid wasting Jim's popularity. you are going to meet Christy Mathewson, John McGraw, and the remainder of the recent York Giants during this 8th intriguing, action-packed baseball card experience!
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I have to use one from the year I’m trying to get to. I always travel back to the year on the card. ” Bobby shouted. “How was I supposed to know that? ” I said. Man, was he annoying. ” Bobby replied. ” Fine with me. I had better things to do with my time than hang around construction sites in 1931 with Bobby Fuller. I pulled out the new pack of baseball cards I’d stashed in my jeans pocket so we could go home. I was about to rip open the wrapper when I realized something. Even though the reprint card had taken us to the wrong year, it was still a Jim Thorpe card.
33 DAN G UTMAN He took my hand like he was picking up somebody’s used tissue. ” I said, pulling it away. Suddenly I realized I had forgotten something crucially important—a pack of new baseball cards. Just as an old baseball card would take me to the past, I would need a new baseball card to get me back to the present day. If I went back in time without some new cards, I would have no way to get home. I’d be stuck in the past forever. I bounded upstairs two steps at a time and fished around in my desk until I found a new pack of cards.
The buzzing feeling went up my arms and down my legs. It got stronger and stronger, and then I felt myself disappear. 42 7 One Mississippi, Two Mississippi . . WE LANDED IN A GRASSY FIELD. THAT WAS STRANGE. Usually when I come home, I come home. Like, to my bedroom. ” I asked Bobby Fuller, who had tumbled to the ground next to me. “Sheppard Park,” Bobby said. ” The field was perfect for football—flat and rectangular with no bushes or trees in the way. In fact, there were four boys tossing a football around.
Jim & Me (Baseball Card Adventures) by Dan Gutman