One day, that all changed.
From a childhood playing pickup games in Panama to an epic career with the New York Yankees, Mariano's rise to greatness has been anything but ordinary. He's the guy on the mound who doesn't hear the crowd, just the sound of the ump calling, Strike The teammate you can rely on, even when the bases are loaded in the bottom of the ninth. Whether you know him as Mo or as the Sandman, Mariano is The Closer, and this is his story.
Full of tips for young athletes and tales from the Yankee clubhouse, The Closer: Young Readers Edition is an inspiring story of perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication that have defined the life of a baseball legend.
This item is Non-Returnable.
- ISBN-13: 9780316409629
- ISBN-10: 0316409626
- Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
- Publish Date: September 2014
- Page Count: 424
- Reading Level: Ages 8-12
- Dimensions: 7.87 x 5.56 x 1.15 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.07 pounds
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