The Closer My Story by Mariano Rivera, Wayne Coffey
  

The Closer My Story

Written by Mariano Rivera, Wayne Coffey
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RRP £5.99

Synopsis

The Closer My Story by Mariano Rivera, Wayne Coffey

Ruth, Mantle, Gehrig, DiMaggio...Rivera. A top-five Yankee of all time, Mariano Rivera is the man who has intimidated thousands of batters by merely opening a bullpen door. Now, in an edition for young readers, he will tell his story for the first time: from a childhood in Panama, to the championships, the rivalries, and the struggles of being a Latino baseball player in the United States and of maintaining Christian values in professional athletics. The 12 time All-Star will discuss what it's like to run up to that mound with the game - or the season - squarely on his shoulders.

Reviews

A must for young baseball fans.

About the Author

Mariano Rivera is a pitcher for the New York Yankees, where he has played for 19 seasons. He is Major League Baseball's all-time saves leader and a five-time World Champion. He and his wife, Clara, have three sons and live in New York.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
336 pages
Interest Age: From 12

Author

Mariano Rivera, Wayne Coffey
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Publisher

Little, Brown Young Readers an imprint of Little, Brown & Company

Publication date

25th February 2016

ISBN

9780316284134


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