The Resource Roberto Clemente: : the great one, (electronic resource)

Roberto Clemente: : the great one, (electronic resource)

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Roberto Clemente: : the great one
Title
Roberto Clemente:
Title remainder
the great one
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Thirty-five years ago, Roberto Clemente made baseball history when he became the first Latin American to enter the Hall of Fame. Roberto Clemente: The Great One evaluates one of the game's most dynamic players and perhaps its most selfless humanitarian. From modest beginnings in Carolina, Puerto Rico, to a legendary career with the Pittsburgh Pirates, to his tragically premature death in a plane crash, Roberto Clemente remains one of baseball's most compelling characters. Interviews with teammates Willie Stargell and Al Oliver, former major league commissioner Bowie Kuhn, and close friends of Clemente lend insight into his character and contributions. Markusen successfully analyzes the cultural misunderstandings between Clemente and his audience as well as the struggles and hardships he and other Latin American players endured during that era. Regardless, he is a key example of how athletes can be more than just a source of entertainment. Undoubtedly, Clemente was never give the national exposure he deserved until the 1971 World Series, and subsequently his death in 1972 not only cut short a tremendous career but also deprived the world of more humanitarian efforts to those in need. The Great One fully examines Clemente's legacy, which he developed at a time of unprecedented success for Latin American players
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Midwest
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Markusen, Bruce
Dewey number
  • 796.357092
  • B
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Clemente, Roberto
  • Baseball players
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Roberto Clemente: : the great one, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11842482
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11842482
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11842482
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11842482
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Roberto Clemente: : the great one, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11842482
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11842482
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11842482
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11842482
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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