Sports Great Oscar de la Hoya

Sports Great Oscar de la Hoya

by John Albert Torres
     
 

Known as The Golden Boy, Oscar De La Hoya is considered by many to be boxing's brightest star. As a boy, De La Hoya was able to avoid the pitfalls of his poor Los Angeles neighborhood, and become a Golden Gloves and Olympic champion. After winning the gold medal at the 1992 Olympics as a promise to his recently deceased mother, De La Hoya joined the pro ranks and is… See more details below

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Known as The Golden Boy, Oscar De La Hoya is considered by many to be boxing's brightest star. As a boy, De La Hoya was able to avoid the pitfalls of his poor Los Angeles neighborhood, and become a Golden Gloves and Olympic champion. After winning the gold medal at the 1992 Olympics as a promise to his recently deceased mother, De La Hoya joined the pro ranks and is now recognized as one of the greatest champions in the sport.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780766010666
Publisher:
Enslow Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Series:
Sports Great Bks.
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
6.32(w) x 9.29(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
9 - 15 Years

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