Lipman Pike: America's First Home Run King

Lipman Pike America s First Home Run King In the mid s the sport of baseball was working its way across the United States Amateur teams were springing up and in the National Association of Base Ball Players was formed Young men were

Lipman Pike America s First Home Run King by Richard Feb , Lipman Pike s father, a Dutch immigrant, runs a small haberdashery in Brooklyn, New York, though Lip is mor Amateur teams were springing up and in the National Association of Base Ball Players was formed. Lipman Pike America s First Home Run King Lipman Pike is a biography of the first Jewish professional baseball player Lip, as he was called, was born in to parents who immigrated to America from Holland Lip, as he was called, was born in to parents who immigrated to America from Holland. Lipman Pike America s First Professional Baseball Player Lipman Emanuel Lip Pike May , October , the Iron Batter, was one of the stars and pioneers of th century professional baseball in the United States He was the first player to be revealed as a professional meaning he was paid money to play player. Lipman Pike America s First Professional Baseball Player Lipman Pike America s First Professional Baseball Player likes Lipman Emanuel Lip Pike May , October , the Iron Batter, was Lipman Pike America s First Home Run King The historical overview of the game and, America s first home run king, the long forgotten Lipman Pike was fascinating The artwork was bold, flashing, and historically accurate It meshed perfectly with the tale and made the book come alive. Lipman Pike America s first home run king Cuyahoga The biography of Lipman Pike, a power hitting pre baseball player who once outran a racehorse, told in picture book format The biography of Lipman Pike, a power hitting pre baseball player who once outran a racehorse, told in picture book format. Lipman Pike America s first home run king Brigham The Resource Lipman Pike America s first home run king, by Richard Michelson and illustrated by Zachary Pullen Lipman Pike America s first home run Lipman Pike America s First Home Run King Richard Lipman Pike America s First Home Run King Richard Michelson, Zachary Pullen on FREE shipping on qualifying offers In the mid s the sport of baseball was working its way across the United States Amateur teams were springing up and in the National Association of Base Ball Players was formed. Lipman Pike America s First Home Run King by Richard Young men were eager to show their prowess on the field and in the batter s box.Lipman Pike s father, a Dutch immigrant, runs a small haberdashery in Brooklyn, New York, though Lip is interested in watching the ball players than working behind the counter. Customer reviews Lipman Pike America s First Lipman Pike America s First Home Run King is an informative, important, and exciting read I recommend it Read people found this helpful Top critical review See the critical review Grandmother GiGi . out of stars Maiden name Pike July , .

  • Title: Lipman Pike: America's First Home Run King
  • Author: Richard Michelson Zachary Pullen
  • ISBN: 9781585364657
  • Page: 154
  • Format: Hardcover
  • In the mid 1800s the sport of baseball was working its way across the United States Amateur teams were springing up and in 1858 the National Association of Base Ball Players was formed Young men were eager to show their prowess on the field and in the batter s box Lipman Pike s father, a Dutch immigrant, runs a small haberdashery in Brooklyn, New York, though Lip is morIn the mid 1800s the sport of baseball was working its way across the United States Amateur teams were springing up and in 1858 the National Association of Base Ball Players was formed Young men were eager to show their prowess on the field and in the batter s box Lipman Pike s father, a Dutch immigrant, runs a small haberdashery in Brooklyn, New York, though Lip is interested in watching the ball players than working behind the counter His mother doesn t approve Jewish boys should be paying attention to sensible matters But when Lip is barely a teenager, he s invited to join the Nationals Junior Club and play first base When he hits his first pitch over the right fielder s head, Lip knows baseball is the sport for him.

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    1. By accepting twenty dollars a week to play third base for the Philadelphia Athletics in 1866, Lip Pike became baseball’s first professional player.But before that, Lip was just a boy who liked to run. He was the son of Dutch Jewish immigrants, whose father worked in a habadashery, and whose mother wasn’t sure playing ball is for her nice, Jewish boy. The book takes the reader through Lip’s early obstacles all the way to his professional success when he become America’s first home run kin [...]

    2. It seemed like everyone in Brooklyn was playing Base, a wonderful ball game. The Pike family wanted their son, Lipman to succeed in school and so succeed in life. Lip liked playing Base. He tried to go along with his parents’ wishes, but finally he moved to another city to play ball. His parents were astonished to learn that Lip would be making money playing ball; this seemed preposterous to them. Lip became the first home run king.Big illustrations that give each character an oversized head a [...]

    3. This was an interesting guy. Certainly it gives a new look to the old game of baseball or "base", as it was being called at that time. The prejudice that Lipman endured thanks to being a Jewish man from New York was certainly presented clearly here. It also interestingly brings up the idea of professional athletes who are paid for playing the game and how it initially was met with resistance. Not that I'm a big fan of where professional athletes' pay scale has gotten to now, but it was interesti [...]

    4. This children's book about early baseball covers some fascinating parts of the game in its formative days. Lipman Pike was one of the first baseball players to get paid for playing, even though that was against the rules at the time. He was fast, strong, and an entertaining player to watch.This short book is filled with things that can lead kids to other aspects of sports history, if they get interested. It's a perfect book to showcase in the spring, along with other baseball books, because so l [...]

    5. Lipman Pike's love of base ball (in its earliest days in America) fired his heart from the time he was a young boy in his father's shop. His story is intertwined with that of baseball's early years, immigration, bigotry and political corruption, not to mention the development of Atlantic coast cities at the turn of the 19th/20th century. The author notes extend and clarify details and make an amazing story even more impressive.

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