Able to Play

PDF EBook by Glenn Stout

EBook Description

Never patronizing, Able to Play shares the inspiring stories of four baseball players:Mordecai "Three Finger" Brown, Ron Santo, Jim Abbott, and Curtis Pride. Able to Play PDF EBookEach faces physical challenges that, with determination and guts, they didn't just overcome, they excelled.This book is a game- PDFchanging celebration of overcoming odds that will appeal to sports fans while simultaneously providing material for research. Fans of Matt Christopher, Dan Gutman, and Mike Lupica will be quick to pick up this volume.


Mordecai Brown lost a finger, Ron Santo debilitating diabetes, one-armed Jim Abbot, and Curtis Pride, had a hearing disability. Stout offers an unvarnished portrayal of the trials these players faced as the result of their disabilities. These range from people staring to people assuming that they wouldn't be able to perform as well able-bodied players.

Kudos to the parents who raised these men with a "can do" attitude.Readers will find the focus on successes rather than weakness or failure, and may come to realize that people with disabilities can still become contributing members of society, with compassion, support, and determination. Like this book? Read online this: Adapting Housing For People With Disabilities, Play by Play of Genesis.

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