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Product Description: From the time she was a girl growing up in the shadow of Lexington Park in Saint Paul, Minnesota, Toni Stone knew she wanted to play professional baseball. There was only one problem--every card was stacked against her. Curveball tells the inspiring story of baseball’s “female Jackie Robinson,” a woman whose ambition, courage, and raw talent propelled her from ragtag teams barnstorming across the Dakotas to playing in front of large crowds at Yankee Stadium...read more

Hardcover:

9781556527968 | Chicago Review Pr, June 1, 2010, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: From the time she was a girl growing up in the shadow of Lexington Park in Saint Paul, Minnesota, Toni Stone knew she wanted to play professional baseball.

Paperback:

9781613736562, titled "Curveball: The Remarkable Story of Toni Stone, the First Woman to Play Professional Baseball in the Negro League" | Reprint edition (Chicago Review Pr, February 1, 2017), cover price $15.99 | About this edition: From the time she was a girl growing up in the shadow of Lexington Park in Saint Paul, Minnesota, Toni Stone knew she wanted to play professional baseball.

Miscellaneous:

9781569766705 | Lawrence Hill Books, June 1, 2010, cover price $19.95

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Product Description: A cavallo del 1960, tredici donne pilota americane hanno sostenuto e superato brillantemente gli stessi test a cui venivano sottoposti gli astronauti (maschi) americani. Purtroppo i tempi non erano maturi, le donne erano ancora tenute essenzialmente a fare le "mogli dell'astronauta", e la Luna è rimasta un sogno per tutte loro...read more

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9788847019911 | 1 edition (Springer Verlag, February 16, 2012), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: A cavallo del 1960, tredici donne pilota americane hanno sostenuto e superato brillantemente gli stessi test a cui venivano sottoposti gli astronauti (maschi) americani.

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Product Description: For readers of The Astronaut Wives Club, The Mercury 13 reveals the little-known true story of the remarkable women who trained for NASA space flight.In 1961, just as NASA launched its first man into space, a group of women underwent secret testing in the hopes of becoming America’s first female astronauts...read more

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9780375758935 | Reprint edition (Random House Inc, July 1, 2004), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Profiles the thirteen women, all pilots who passed the same battery of tests as the Mercury 7 astronauts, who were chosen as America's first female astronauts but who were refused the opportunity to participate.

Prebinding:

9781435290662 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, May 29, 2008), cover price $24.00 | About this edition: For readers of The Astronaut Wives Club, The Mercury 13 reveals the little-known true story of the remarkable women who trained for NASA space flight.

Product Description: In 1961, Martha Ackmann and twelve other remarkable women secretly tested and passed the same battery of tests as the Mercury 7 astronauts, but were summarily dismissed at NASA and on Capitol Hill.

Hardcover:

9780786258185 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, October 1, 2003), cover price $30.95 | About this edition: In 1961, Martha Ackmann and twelve other remarkable women secretly tested and passed the same battery of tests as the Mercury 7 astronauts, but were summarily dismissed at NASA and on Capitol Hill.
9780375507441 | Random House Inc, May 1, 2003, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Profiles the thirteen women, all pilots who passed the same battery of tests as the Mercury 7 astronauts, who were chosen as America's first female astronauts but who were refused the opportunity to participate.

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