Tony Gwynn: Mr. Padre

Tony Gwynn: Mr. Padre

by Barry Bloom
     
 

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An easy to read children's book chronicling the exciting career of Tony Gwynn. When San Diego earned a trip to the 1998 World Series, outfielder Tony Gwynn was perhaps the happiest Padre. Gwynn has been one of baseball's best hitters since arriving in the Majors, and has had many opportunities to play in other cities for more money. Barry Bloom explains why Gwynn

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An easy to read children's book chronicling the exciting career of Tony Gwynn. When San Diego earned a trip to the 1998 World Series, outfielder Tony Gwynn was perhaps the happiest Padre. Gwynn has been one of baseball's best hitters since arriving in the Majors, and has had many opportunities to play in other cities for more money. Barry Bloom explains why Gwynn has remained loyal to San Diego, and how that loyalty has paid off through Hall of Fame numbers and the support and love of Padres fans.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781613211557
Publisher:
Sports Publishing LLC
Publication date:
02/28/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
96
File size:
7 MB
Age Range:
8 Years

Meet the Author

Bloom is a sportswriter for the Bloomberg News Service in Princeton.

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.

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