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Matthew F. Christopher

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Matthew F. Christopher Bath, Pennsylvania Christopher's Birth Place School Attended: Ludlowville High School Inspiration Matt's interest and deep appreciation for baseball inspired him to write children stories. Inspiration Continued "I would read the stories, particularly the adventure and mystery stories, and think how wonderful it would be to be able to write stories and make a living at it." Matt Christopher. Birth and Death Born: August 16, 1917 in Bath, Pennsylvania
Death: September 20, 1997 in Charlotte, North Carolina Christopher's Most Famous Work Famous Quote "Hey Nick, how's it going?" Matt's Best Sellers The Kid Who Only Hit Homers Johnny Long Legs
Catch That Pass! The Submarine Pitch
The Lucky Baseball Bat The Hockey Machine
Ice Magic Football Fugitive
The Great Quarterback Switc Dirtbike Runaway
The Basket Counts Touchdown for Tommy
Baseball Pals Red-Hot Hightops
The Hit-Away Kid Wingman on Ice
Miracle at the Plate Shortstop from Tokyo
No Arm in Left Field Longshot for Paul Modern Day Influence Matt Christopher's writings inspire children to try new things such as sports. 5 facts about Matt Christopher Junior Book Award Certificate from boys club of America, 1957
For Basketball Sparkpluge, Writing Digest Award, 1936, 1948, 1964, 1965 (best article), and 1983 for a screenplay
In the spring of 1938 he played Class C minor league baseball with Smiths-Falls, Ont., Canada, a New York Yankee farm team.
In the same year, he was awarded the MVP of the team.
In the late 1930's, Christopher played baseball with several teams, including Cayuga Rock Salt Baseball team and the Freeville-Dryden Baseball team. Works Cited Page http://www.ipl.org/div/askauthor/Christopher.html
http://pabook.libraries.psu.edu/palitmap/bios/Christopher__Matt.html
http://www.mattchristopher.com/content/author.asp Created by:
Zack Breaux
Christian Breaux
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