On the Field with... Derek Jeter

On the Field with... Derek Jeter

by Matt Christopher, Glenn Stout

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Overview

The number one sports writer for kids discusses the personal life and baseball career of Derek Jeter, the young man from Michigan who achieved his dream to play shortstop for the New York Yankees. Includes career highlights and player's stats. Illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780316135085
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication date: 09/28/2000
Series: Matt Christopher Sports Bio Bookshelf
Edition description: 1ST
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 292,269
Product dimensions: 7.42(w) x 10.88(h) x 0.41(d)
Lexile: 1010L (what's this?)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

Matt Christopher is the best selling name behind more than 100 sports-themed books for young readers.

Table of Contents

1974-1980 Derek's Dream
1(9)
1981-1989 From T-ball to Prospect
9(12)
1989-1991 Draft Pick Dream
21(11)
1991-1993 Strides Toward Success
32(11)
1993-1995 Hits and Misses
43(10)
1995 Dream Come True
53(6)
1996 A Season in the Sun
59(13)
1996 Attaboy, Champ!
72(10)
1997 Sophomore Slump?
82(9)
1998 Unstoppable, Unbeatable, Incredible!
91(12)
1999 Saving the Season
103(11)
1999 A Champion Again
114

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On the Field with... Derek Jeter 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 39 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
If you like baseball, and you like the NY Yankees, and you like Derek Jeter then you are going to like this book. This book takes you through the life of Derek Jeter and how all he ever wanted to be was the shortstop for the NY Yankees. You can learn about how when he was a little boy he always said he was going to be the shortstop for the NY Yankees. This book tells the story of how he was able to make this happen. Learn how he was drafted as the first straight out of high school player for the Yankees when he was only 18 years old. You can read about how he worked his way from the A-minor league up to being the starting shortstop for the NY Yankees and fulfilling his life long dream.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Awesome
Guest More than 1 year ago
Great job researching about Derek Jeter! Exelent details about his childhood!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Even thogh he retired he is still one of the best baseball players ever and his turn 2 foundation! That is how Jeter is the best playyers
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
And rhe guy who said baseball sucks i am going to punch you
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Rocks and the yankees and giants.The sea hawks ,knicks,blue jays they ssssssswssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssszzzssssssssssssssssssssssssss tink
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
How can you like this stuff. As my 4th grade teacher always says to my not so friend who met derek jeter "Jeter the Cheater." Anyone agree? Reply to R5movieReviewer. Also read my post on the super bowl book abt R5. So stoked abt their performance tonight at the super bowl!!!! -R5movieReviewer. Ps watch the super bowl in silence no groaning moaning laughing coughing sneezing burping farting or anything like that. At the end you may scream as much as you want abt the winning team wether you like them or not. Tell me how you think youll respond then once it happened post how you did. Tell your friends abt this challenge. I got it on the radio on the joy fm. The morning cruise had jayar this he is a seahawks fan. -R5movieReviewer thx
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Awesome book
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Best. Book. Ever.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Derek Jeter made 3,000 hits....that's kind of a big deal...they should make a book about that!!!!!
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This book is just so good
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Make a prince feilder
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I love this book it was the best book i have ever read
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So good
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Nicole DiCori More than 1 year ago
Greatest book ever!!!!!!!!!!
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