Roberto Clemente: Young Ball Player

Roberto Clemente: Young Ball Player

by Montrew Dunham, Meryl Henderson
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Roberto Clemente: Young Ball Player by Montrew Dunham, Meryl Henderson

Roberto Clemente Walker was a Puerto Rican professional baseball player. He played 18 seasons at right field for the Pittsburgh Pirates. He was a National League, Most Valuable Player once, All-Star twelve times (15 games), batting champion four times, and Gold Glove winner twelve times. In 1972, Clemente got his 3,000th major league hit.

Clemente was very involved in charity work in Puerto Rico and Latin American countries during the off seasons. He died in an airplane accident on December 31, 1972, while en route to deliver aid to earthquake victims in Nicaragua.

Now readers can explore how his childhood influenced his life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781439136522
Publisher: Aladdin
Publication date: 09/05/2008
Series: Childhood of Famous Americans
Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 192
File size: 6 MB
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

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Roberto Clemente Young Ball Player 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This biography has made me learn more about the wonderful Puerto Ricans that give me pride. Roberto was a wonderful person and a wonderful pelotero. I truly reccomend this book.
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Amazung roetreo clenmmete
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Im a star of baseball and i love it but this book is hard to follow
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