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Baseball (and bullies) and The Rhino in Right Field, by Susan DeKeyser (book review)
Baseball practice needs a flat open space, so the city park is a great place! But sharing the outfield with the zoo can be beastly! Nick and his buddies love baseball, practicing whenever and wherever they can (no Little League yet in Wisconsin in 1948). They’re thrilled when the new owner of the town’s pro team promises a chance for kids to be on the field for opening day! (or is it just for boys?) Read the first chapter here to meet Nick and the rhino (free, courtesy of the publisher), then head to your local library or independent bookstore for the rest of the story. Your close encounter with …