Soldier Athletes
Stout, Glenn 
Good Sports (Paperback)   

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


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Stories of bravery and self-sacrifice from well known athletes who have served in the military. -Ted Williams, Boston Red Sox outfielder, whose career was interrupted by service as a pilot during both World War II and Korea, where he saw combat and survived a crash landing. -Rocky Bleier, Pittsburgh Steelers running back: Drafted in 1968, nearly lost a foot on a land mine during Vietnam War. -Carlos May, Chicago White Sox outfielder, an emerging star whose fought to remain in the major leagues after a training accident during National Guard service caused him to lose his thumb. -Pat Tillman, Arizona Cardinals defensive back who turned down a multi-million dollar contract to join the military after 9/11and was later killed in Afghanistan."