Roberto Clemente: Baseball Star and Humanitarian

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ABDO, Jan 1, 2011 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 112 pages
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Legendary Athletes introduces readers to the people who have made significant impacts both athletically and socially. Roberto Clemente: Baseball Star & Humanitarian highlights Roberto Clemente's childhood and rise to fame. Career highlights, battles along the way, and humanitarian contributions are also discussed. The baseball star's lasting legacy is told through informative sidebars, captivating photos, and engaging text. SportsZone is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
 

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Contents

Early Life
16
Being Discovered
26
Becoming a Pirate
36
Becoming a Star
44
Hispanic Pride
52
The Biggest Stage
60
The Great One
68
Tragedy
76
Timeline
96
Essential Facts
100
Glossary
102
Additional Resources
104
Source Notes
106
Index
110
About the Author
112
Copyright

Aftermath
86

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About the author (2011)

Lew Freedman is an award-winning journalist who lived in Alaska for 17 years and is the author of numerous books on dog mushing and stories from Alaska including IDITAROD ADVENTURES. He lives in Columbus, Indiana. www.LewFreedmanBooks.com

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