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Mrs Morhard and the Boys

T until his mother came upon a novel sports idea to encourage discipline guidance and self worth in her son Out of a dream an empty lot and the enthusiasm of other neighborhood kids Josephine established the first boys' baseball league in America Her city and the country was watchingBeyond all expectations the Cleveland Indians rallied behind her project Indians legends Bob Feller Jeff Heath and Roy Weatherly helped hone the boys' skills; renowned sports reporter Hal Lebovitz became an umpire; and they were given permission to play in historic League Park All the while as Josephine's Little I. Still wiping the tears from my eyes This book is a wonderful account of the driving spirit of one woman to create something special for the boys in her community and beyondI thoroughly enjoyed this wonderful account of Mrs Morhard s incredible tenacity in creating a boys baseball league in Cleveland Ruth skillfully recounts Mrs Morhard s life from the early years right through to her magnificent work not just creating a league but continuing to refine and improve it from a couple of kids throwing a ball about in rundown lot to something much greater Although I was a little impatient to get through the childhood years and into the baseball stories I became gripped by the book as soon as Mrs Morhard left home Her resilience in overcoming the many challenges she faced was moving and inspirational Her drive and desire in setting up the league and what it meant to those involved is so beautifully captured in this book Ruth has done a lot of research in writing this book and yet has told the story in such a detailed and engaging way that I felt I was there in the moment Thank you for ensuring Mrs Morhard s contribution to baseball is remembered and celebrated Thank you to NetGalley the publisher and the author for providing me with a free digital copy of this book in exchange for an honest review

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As the Great Depression brought America to the brink of disaster a devoted single mother in Cleveland Ohio wrestled triumph out of adversity by creating a community activity that would inspire the nation Josephine Morhard never waited for something to happen At twelve years old fiercely independent Josephine left her family's Pennsylvania farm to start a new life Coming of age during one of the most devastating times in America and weathering two bad marriages Josephine put her personal problems aside to insure a productive future for her daughter and son But Junior was a volatile boy of eigh. A true story that reads like a novel Mrs Morhard the Boys unearths the strong determined single mother who created the first boys baseball league From her childhood working as a farmhand on the family plot through her abusive marriages and her life as a single mother Josephine Morhard never stopped striving to make life better for herself and her family Hers is a very American story

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Ndians graduated into the Junior American and Junior National Leagues and finally a Little World Series she instilled in her boys strong values good sportsmanship and an unprecedented sense of accomplishment Some of them like Ray Linduist and Jack Heinen would become Minor League players Not one of Mrs Morhard's boys would ever forget herIn this stirring biography of an unsung American heroine Josephine Morhard's daughter in law recounts the extraordinary life and accomplishments of a resilient selfless and determined woman Her inspiring true story a long time coming is something to cheer for. I loved the subject of the book but the writing style was very meh for me I felt like I was reading a high schooler s essay

  • Hardcover
  • 296
  • Mrs Morhard and the Boys
  • Ruth Hanford Morhard
  • en
  • 13 June 2019
  • 9780806538877

About the Author: Ruth Hanford Morhard

Ruth Hanford Morhard was memorizing the batting and earned run averages of Major League baseball players and reading baseball books when other girls were playing with dolls Combining that with another love writing it seems natural that she would one day write a book about baseball Mrs Morhard and the Boys is that book The book had a personal beginning When helping clean out her mother in



10 thoughts on “Mrs Morhard and the Boys

  1. says:

    I'm a woman and I love baseball so this was an interesting part of the history of baseball that was unfamiliar to me Josephine Morhar

  2. says:

    A true story that reads like a novel Mrs Morhard the Boys unearths the strong determined single mother who created the first boys' b

  3. says:

    While this is a good account of the life of Mrs Josephine Morhadt and the struggles and Sent through in her work and relationships I felt that the cover and description of the book is a bit misleading because there isn't a lot of baseball in the book It's of a human interest story than a baseball book Taken from that perspective I'll give it four stars

  4. says:

    Still wiping the tears from my eyes This book is a wonderful account of the driving spirit of one woman to create something special

  5. says:

    MRS MORHARD AND THE BOYS is the story of Josephine Morhard a resilient mother in Cleveland who in the 1930's and 1940's created the first boys' baseball league Finding something worthwhile and fun for her son to do Morhard's vision uickly beca

  6. says:

    I really liked this book There was a lot of Cleveland history of areas that I knew It also had a lot of baseball history which included many of the the Cleveland Indian stars It was special for me because I knew one of the original little league players What a woman Mrs Morhard was She never let the hardships of a divorce or war bring her d

  7. says:

    Great history of little league baseball I was drawn to the story of Josephine's life though than I expected

  8. says:

    I loved the subject of the book but the writing style was very meh for me I felt like I was reading a high schooler’s essay

  9. says:

    Mrs Morhard is an amazing woman From a young girl she faced many challenges Her family was dependent upon her strengths of being a hard working independent smart and responsible She was forced to take on responsibilities t

  10. says:

    I tried I really tried to finish this book I picked it up to do so so many times but oh my good Lord The first few chapter

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