Baker & Taylor Photographs, illustrations, and lively text tell the stories of fascinating historical figures who not only accomplished great individuals feats, but display a positive Hispanic image to the rest of the world.
Facts on File In an exciting reference on this legendary athlete, Sammy Sosa follows the life of one of baseball's home-run-hitting greats. Sosa's accomplishments represent years of hard work from his humble beginnings in the barrios of the Dominican Republic. In 1998, as a member of the Chicago Cubs, he was awarded the Most Valuable Player award for the National League after hitting 66 home runs, including a record 20 in the month of June. This essential reference tracks the life of Sammy Sosa as it shares the history of a proud heritage.
Baker & Taylor Presents the life and baseball career of the Dominican-born slugger who, in 1998, broke the long-standing record of most home runs hit in a season. Profiles the professional baseball player known for his ability to hit home runs, describing his childhood in the Dominican Republic, the beginning of his baseball career, and his years with the Chicago Cubs.