Publisher description for Casey at the bat : a ballad of the republic sung in the year 1888 / Ernest L. Thayer ; illlustrated by C.F. Payne.

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The outlook wasn't brilliant
for the Mudville nine that day:
The score stood four to two
with but one inning more to play....

Since 1888 Casey at the Bat has been read and loved by baseball fans around the world. Now Mighty Casey has been brought to life by celebrated illustrator C. F. Payne, who captures the old-fashioned fun of an afternoon at the ballpark for a brand-new generation.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Baseball players Juvenile poetry, Baseball Juvenile poetry, Children's poetry, American, Baseball Poetry, American poetry