Mickey & Me: A Baseball Card Adventure by Dan Gutman | Excerpt | KidsreadsSign up for our newsletters! I almost didn't hear the words. Or, if I heard them, I chose not to believe them. I said your father has been in a car accident. She used to call him "your dad. Before the phone rang, I had been rushing to put on my Little League uniform. Running late, I was trying to jam my legs into my pants with my spikes on.
Mickey & Me: A Baseball Card Adventure
A joyful fringe benefit of baseball fandom is memories of games past. And reading this book took me back to my first major league games the summer of , as a young soldier stationed in Baltimore. One evening at the old Memorial Stadium in Baltimore, an Oriole pitcher served up a fast ball to the muscular Mr. The ball vanished over the left field wall and seemed destined to come to earth somewhere near the city limits of Bethesda. I exaggerate, of course, but such is the privilege of a fan who worships the national pastime.
Review. Mickey & Me: A Baseball Card Adventure. by Dan Gutman in the back, this wonderful book transports the reader to a different era.
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Kaufman and David Gerstein discuss each and every one of the Mickey Mouse films, along with the ideas that were developed but which never made it into production. Iwerks sketched tirelessly, producing as many as drawings in one day. Walt himself was an avid movie buff, and admitted the influence of both Chaplin and Harold Lloyd on Mickey's personality. From on, first Columbia and then United Artists distributed the Mickey shorts, and Disney's strength, then as now, lay in the studio's exploitation of its artistic assets. King Features had joined with the studio to promote Mickey as a comic strip character penciled by the brilliant Floyd Gottfredson. Mickey Mouse Clubs flourished across the country.