The world of sports is filled with great moments--spectacular shots and captivating comebacks, remarkable records and super saves. Athletes have thrilled fans with feats of courage, stamina, and pure determination. These moments have touched the lives of the people who have witnessed them, becoming the stuff of legends, animated discussions, and even spirited arguments. Each title in the Great Moments in Sports series takes a look at ten specific accomplishments in a particular field. The chapters focus on the careers of athletes and their amazing contributions to their sport, focusing on the obstacles they faced, the ideas and goals that kept them motivated, and the people who influenced and inspired them along the way.
About the Author :
Michael Burgan has contributed to Great Moments in Baseball as an author.
Mark Overmyer-Velazquez, Ph.D., consulting editor and author of the preface included in each volume, holds a joint B.A. degree in history and in German literature from the University of British Columbia; an M.A. and M.Phil. from Yale University in Latin American history; and a Ph.D. from Yale University in Latin American and U.S. Latino history. He is currently assistant professor of history at the University of Connecticut. Professor Overmyer-Velazquez is the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships and has written many articles, chapters, and book reviews on Latin American and U.S. Latin
|Title:||Great Moments in Baseball||Publisher:||World Almanac Library|
|No. of Pages:||48|
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