Jonah Winter's Roberto Clemente: Pride of the Pittsburgh Pirates PDF

By Jonah Winter

ISBN-10: 0689856431

ISBN-13: 9780689856433

ISBN-10: 1416950826

ISBN-13: 9781416950820

On an island known as Puerto Rico, there lived a bit boy who sought after in basic terms to play baseball. even supposing he had no cash, Roberto Clemente practiced and practiced until--eventually--he made it to the foremost Leagues. the US! As a right-fielder for the Pittsburgh Pirates, he fought difficult opponents--and even more durable racism--but together with his unreal catches and quick ft, he earned his nickname, "The nice One." He led the Pirates to 2 global sequence, hit 3,000 hits, and was once the 1st Latino to be inducted into the corridor of status. however it wasn't simply baseball that made Clemente legendary--he was once was once additionally a humanitarian devoted to bettering the lives of others.

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