Heuman, William

About the author

William Heuman was a prolific author, who produced Westerns, and a series of sporting adventures for children. One of these is The Horse That Played the Outfield. Not, as you’d think the only baseball playing horse in equine literature. Here’s another one.

Finding the book
Reasonably easy to find.

Links and sources
Terri Wear: Horse Stories – An Annotated Bibliography

Bibliography (horse books only)

The Horse That Played the Outfield

Dodd, Mead, New York, 1964, 145 pp, illus William Moyers

Joe and Alvin are trying to get a basketball team together, but it’s a struggle. The outfielder everyone recommends is an odd choice. It’s Tarp Mudweller’s horse Edgar, because he can catch baseballs in his mouth.