The Day I Hit A Home Run
The Day I Hit a Home Run at Great American Ball Park
The Day I Hit A Home Run
Paul Mullen
From minor league teams such as the Iowa Cubs and Las Vegas 51s to the major league ball clubs including the Cincinnati Reds and New York Yankees, these fun, engaging books tell the stories of young local boys who dream of stepping to the plate for their favorite baseball franchises. Filled with relatable stories away from the baseball field as well, these coming-of-age tales show the importance of never giving up hope and always believing in dreams.  Michael “Fuji” Powers always dreamed of  joining the Cincinnati Reds on the field at Great American Ball Park, and now he stands at the plate ready to live his fantasy of hitting a home run. Filled with fun and engaging stories, this relatable coming-of-age story will show children the importance of believing in their dreams and never giving up hope.

Book Details


  • Fiction
  • Juvenile Fiction
  • Sports

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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The Day I Hit a Home Run at Great American Ball Park by Paul Millen is a book about Cory and his love for baseball. In the beginning of the book Cory, a sixth grader, is trying out for C-Ball. Cory's dream is to hit a home run in the Great American Ball Park. Along the way Cory is both encouraged and criticized by his dad. The book shows how Cory's relationship with his perfectionist father grows. Cory learns to believe in himself.

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