Pedro Martinez: Throwing Strikes

Pedro Martinez: Throwing Strikes

by Michael Shalin
     
 
When deciding which athletes to profile, our editors take into account not only a player's statistics, but also his character. SPI takes care to select athletes who are known to be community minded and can serve as role models.

The biographical material on each athlete covers him from his earliest days to the present.

Overview

When deciding which athletes to profile, our editors take into account not only a player's statistics, but also his character. SPI takes care to select athletes who are known to be community minded and can serve as role models.

The biographical material on each athlete covers him from his earliest days to the present.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781582610474
Publisher:
Sports Publishing LLC
Publication date:
05/01/1999
Series:
Superstar Series
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
5.53(w) x 6.95(h) x 0.25(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Rob Rains is the author or co-author of nine sports books, including "Mark McGwire: Home Run Hero" for St. Martin's Press. He also wrote "The St. Louis Cardinals: The 100th Anniversary History," as well as co-authored "Red: A Baseball Life" with Cardinal Hall of Famer, Red Schoendienst, and "Jack Buck: That's a Winner!" with broadcaster Jack Buck. A frequent contributor to "The Sporting News," Rains lives with his family in St. Louis.

Shalin is a sportswriter for the Boston Hearld.

Shalin was a Rangers season ticket holder as a teenager, seats he owned well into the seventies, when he became a member of the fourth estate. He spent much of his early time in the profession covering hockey before moving on to baseball and college sports.

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