Matt Christopher
Zack J.
Brandon E.
  • Citation for Matt Christopher
  • Birthday-August 16,1917
  • Born in Bath, Pennsylvania
  • When he was eight his family moved to New York
  • His parents moved to the U.S. from Europe
  • Baseball was his favorite sport but he loved soccer, basketball, and football, too
  • He won a short story award
  • His first job was building roads
  • He grew up loving sports
  • His first book was The Lucky Baseball Bat, than The Kid Who Only Hit Homers, then Football Fugitive, last Soccer Halfback
  • He died on September 23, 1997
  • He died from an brain tumor at the age of 80
  • Matt was the oldest of nine children
  • There were seven boys and two girls in his family
  • He got married inj 1940
  • Matt lived Rock Hill, South, Carolina