Soldier athletes
Stout, Glenn 
Good sports   

Format: Paperback
Library Classification: Junior Non Fiction
BIC Subjects: Sports & outdoor recreation
Audience: Children/juvenile
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Imprint: Houghton Mifflin
Publication Date: 1/12/2011
Place of Publication: United States


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Four stories of bravery and self-sacrifice from well known athletes who have served in the United States military. Ted Williams, Boston Red Sox outfielder and a pilot during both World War II and Korea, where he saw combat and survived a crash landing. Rocky Bleier, Pittsburgh Steelers running back, who nearly lost a foot on a land mine during Vietnam War.Carlos May, Chicago White Sox outfielder, an emerging star who played in the major leagues even after nearly losing a thumb during a National Guard service training accident.Pat Tillman, Arizona Cardinals defensive back joined the military after 9/11 and was later killed in Afghanistan. Ages 8+.