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Portland Author Chronicles Youngest Pro Baseball Players
02/11/2011   Reported By: Irwin Gratz

<p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-family: Verdana;">Two 15-year-old baseball players who got their professional start during World War II are among the young people featured in Portland Author Phil Hoose's book, "We Were There Too: Young People in U.S. History." As spring training season arrives, Hoose talks with MPBN's Irwin Gratz about the two youngest pro baseball players ever.</span></p>

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<p><a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/mpbn/5436570147/" title="hoose 002 by Maine Public Broadcasting, on Flickr"><img width="500" height="375" src="http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4149/5436570147_4ae39c02e9.jpg" alt="hoose 002" /></a></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-family: Verdana;">Portland writer <a href="http://www.philliphoose.com/">Phillip Hoose</a> (left) is the author of "We Were There Too: Young People in U.S. History," as well as several other books, including the National Book Award-winning "Claudette Colvin: Twice Towards Justice."</span><br /> <br /> <strong><span style="font-family: Verdana;">See below for more of Irwin Gratz's interviews with Phillip Hoose.</span></strong><br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> &#160;</p>

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