Author: Dan Gutman
Series: Baseball Card Adventures #1
Publisher: Harper Collins 2003
Paperback 144 pages
Joe Stoshack lives for baseball. He knows everything there is to know about the game — except how to play well. His specialty is striking out. Stosh feels like a real loser, and when he takes a low-paying job cleaning a bunch of junk out of his neighbor’s attic, he feels even worse — until he comes across a little piece of cardboard that takes his breath away. His heart is racing. His brain is racing. He can hardly believe his eyes. Stosh has stumbled upon a T-206 Honus Wagner — the most valuable baseball card in the world! And he’s about to find out that it’s worth a lot more than money….
Literary Awards: Rebecca Caudill Young Reader’s Book Award Nominee (2001)
ISBN 13: 9780380788781