The Baseball Superstars series examines the lives of celebrated baseball players, both past and present. Perfect for either research or pleasure, each book covers all the biographical bases, chronicling the player's childhood and family, his introduction to the sport, and early influences. Highlights and triumphs, as well as challenges and setbacks, both on the diamond and off the field, are also explored. Action-packed photographs bring each player’s story to life, and readers will gain valuable insights on their favorite players thanks to the career statistics, chronology and timeline, and suggestions for further reading included in each volume.
Full-color and black-and-white photographs. Statistics. Chronology and timeline. Sidebars. Glossary. Bibliography. Further reading. Web sites. Index.