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4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 4.00 (728 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Dan Gutman Narrator: Johnny Heller Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Baseball Card Adventures Release Date: March 2010 ISBN: 9781461804307
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New York Times bestselling author Dan Gutman delights young readers with the what-if appeal and gentle humor of his Baseball Card Adventures, featuring a time-travelling boy who loves baseball. 

When Stosh travels into the past to meet Roberto Clemente, a legendary ballplayer and a beloved humanitarian, he’s got only one goal—to warn Roberto not to get on the doomed plane that will end his life in a terrible crash.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “This is a great book for reluctant readers and baseball fans.”

    VOYA

  • “The story is fast paced and should hold a boy’s interest.” 

    Children’s Literature

  • “This series entry is both amusing and informative.”

    Booklist
  • “Just the right blend of action and information.”

    Kirkus Reviews

Listener Opinions

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Jeanette Shonk | 2/19/2014

    " Listened to the audiobook. Lots of suspense - couldn't wait to hear more...excellent way for students to "experience" part of our history -and learn what segregation was really like... "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Stephanie | 1/5/2014

    " Jackie and Me was a pretty good book, but a little short. I learned from this book that it dosen't matter what skin color you are that you should treat everyone equal. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Dayna Smith | 12/28/2013

    " One of Gutman's charming Baseball Card Adventures series. Joe uses baseball cards to travel through time. To complete a school project he returns to 1947 to meet Jackie Robinson. A great mixture of sports, science fiction, and historical fiction. Boys will love this series. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Mrs. Banta | 12/25/2013

    " Sean Madigan says, "It was a good book because it is a sports book, and I highly recommend it to my classmates. The book is about a kid who travels through time with baseball cards of the player's rookie year. I liked the book because it showed a lot of details and I liked the story. All sports fans should read it!" "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Grady | 12/23/2013

    " i really like this book im not really a big baseball fan but i loved this book "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Tyra | 12/13/2013

    " Jackie and Me is a great book I'm reading currently for class. A boy name Joe Stoshack can travel through time. He takes a Jackie Robinson baseball card and feels a tingling sensation in order to go back and meet Jackie Robinson. Only his mom and dad Know about his special gift. Read the book to find out what happens next!!!! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Lora | 12/12/2013

    " The main character is able to time travel using baseball cards. He's assigned a research report to do & he chooses Jackie Robinson as his subject & then heads back to 1947 to investigate. Pretty good. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Luis | 12/10/2013

    " i read this book following the seris and i liked it 2 "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Riley Hager | 11/25/2013

    " I really like it. It made me want to keep reading because it was pretty intese "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Horace Mann Family Reading Challenge | 11/23/2013

    " This book is one in a series of Baseball Card mysteries by Dan Gutman. Also read Babe and Me, Shoeless Joe and Me, and Mickey and Me. NB "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 04dakotac | 11/17/2013

    " The book Jackie and Me written by Dan Gutman takes place in Louisville, Kentucky. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Christine Theberge Rafal | 8/20/2013

    " Cute and unobtrusive conceit allows kids to learn and relate to historical topics. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Reilly | 8/2/2013

    " It was interesting but not a book that I would recommend. I am not really into sports stories. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Isaac Casino | 2/7/2013

    " The Great Jackie Robinson. This book tells you some facts about how Robinson broke the color barrier and how some good adventure very good book. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Christine Semanek | 11/30/2012

    " This was a really great tribute to Jackie Robinson's character. He was an admirable and honorable man. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Austin Rush | 6/29/2012

    " This was another amazing book. I learned more about jackie Robinson than I thought i would by reading a baseball book. I think sports people would really like this book. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 irockursocks | 1/15/2012

    " this book was good and it kinda let me learn more about jackie robinson and how he was the first arfican american to ever play baseball!! It was a good book i would recomend this book to people who like baseball. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Nigger | 12/31/2011

    " it had some words that were at a higher vocab level than i was at when i read this book. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Esutterlin | 11/5/2011

    " New Jersey author. Boy uses time travel to learn about Jackie Robinson experiences. changes in past affect future (Flip, baseball card owner) "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 DaNiEL | 10/13/2011

    " MUCHO BUENO!!! Awesome book showing how Jackie and other African Americans fought hard to success in baseball. If you read Babe & Me, I am pretty sure the Protagonist goes back to return something to Jackie Robinson. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Brian | 8/9/2011

    " this book is about a kid and baseball player named satch "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Grace | 4/10/2011

    " it was good too but i read them all out of order thats o.k. though "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Austin | 3/18/2011

    " I thought this was a great book. It was one that foreshadowed after every chapter. It made me want to keep reading. I think anyone who like baseball or historical fiction would like this book. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Benjamin | 6/16/2010

    " I learned that you should make good choices in life and never screw it up. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Jamie | 3/26/2010

    " I read this book to help my son with his book report. I really enjoyed it! There was just enough history mixed with action and a fast moving plot that I read it in an afternoon! I am not a big baseball fan, but found myself wanting to read some of the other books in the series! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 irockursocks | 12/15/2009

    " gOOD BOOKO DONT REMEMBER IT WELL
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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 babyhippoface | 7/6/2008

    " This one is on Oklahoma's Master List for the Sequoyah Award, chosen by school children in grades 3 through 6. It's an excellent choice for boys who love baseball. "

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About the Author
Author Dan Gutman

Dan Gutman is the New York Times bestselling author of the children’s series the Genius Files. His other work includes the Baseball Card Adventures, the My Weird School series, and hundreds of other fiction and nonfiction stories for kids and adults. The first book in the Baseball Card Adventure series, Honus & Me, was turned into a made-for-television movie called The Winning Season. Before becoming a children’s writer, Gutman worked as a newspaper columnist and video game magazine editor. He is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and lives in Haddonfield, New Jersey. 

About the Narrator

Johnny Heller, a two-time winner of the prestigious Audie Award, was named a top voice of 2008 and 2009 and selected as one of the Top 50 Narrators of the Twentieth Century by AudioFile magazine. His adult and children’s book narrations have earned him thirty-five AudioFile Earphones Awards.