The great right fielder for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Roberto Clemente was proud of his family, his native Puerto Rico, and his ability to play baseball. “Baseball fans will welcome this book because of the fast-paced action, but the temper of the man and his concern for human beings will leave a lasting impression on the younger reader.”The Horn Book
About the Author
Paul Robert Walker has written screenplays, magazine articles, and books for young people and adults. Before he began research for Pride of Puerto Rico, Walker knew only Roberto Clemente's reputation as a baseball star but soon came to know and respect Clemente as an extraordinary man.