``This chapter book series by Dan Gutman is a more advanced version of the Magic Tree House series where the historical adventures are all baseball focused. I highly recommend this book to baseball fans and action/adventure fans`` (Brightly.com).
When Joe Stoshack's dad ends up in the hospital after a car accident, he has two words to say to his son: Mickey Mantle. For Stosh has a special power--with a baseball card in hand, he can travel back in time. And his dad has a rare card--Mantle's valuable 1951 rookie card. ``I've been thinking about it for a long time. Go back to 1951. You're the only one who can do it,`` Dad whispers.
That night Stosh grips the card and prepares for another magical adventure. But when he opens his eyes, he's not in Yankee Stadium--he's in Milwaukee on June 8, 1944. And how he wound up there is not half as surprising as what he finds