Publisher description for Brothers at bat : the true story of an amazing all-brother baseball team / by Audrey Vernick ; Illustrated by Steven Salerno.


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The Acerra family had sixteen children, including twelve ball-playing boys. It was the
1930s, and many families had lots of kids. But only one had enough to field a baseball
team . . . with three on the bench! The Acerras were the longest-playing all-brother
team in baseball history. They loved the game, but more important, they cared for
and supported each other and stayed together as a team. Nothing life threw their way
could stop them.


Full of action, drama, and excitement, this never-before-told true story is vividly
brought to life by Audrey Vernick’s expert storytelling and Steven Salerno’s stunning
vintage-style art.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Acerras (Baseball team)
Baseball teams -- United States -- History.
Brothers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Baseball teams -- New Jersey -- History.
Brothers -- New Jersey -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.