A Strong Right ArmFall 2002 Non-Fiction
Talk it did. This five-foot-two, ninety-eight pound young woman's strong right arm led her all the way to three years of professional play with the Negro League's Indiannapolis Clowns. Her struggles against the injustices of racism and sexism are told as matter-of-fact asides to her joy in playing baseball. With perfect pitch for the language of her heroine and of the times, this author has written a sterling biography about a crackerjack woman.