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Alex Rodriguez

Tania Rodriguez (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422291122

Alrededor del mundo, los fans de béisbol saben a que se refiere el término "A-Rod." No muchos jugadores de béisbol son tan famosos como Alex Rodríguez. Rodríguez ha jugado béisbol en las Ligas Mayores por mas de 15 años; durante ese tiempo ha sido parte del Juego de las Estrellas 14 veces, y ha sido nombrado el Jugador Más Valioso (MVP) tres veces. Con su equipo, Los Yankees, ha sido una vez campeón de la Serie Mundial. ¡Rodríguez ha hecho casi todo en el béisbol! Conozca sobre una de las más grandes estrellas del béisbol y lea sobre la vida de uno de los más famosos beisbolistas dominicanos de todos los tiempos. Siga la historia de Alex Rodríguez desde cuando soñaba con jugar béisbol, hasta el día en que empezó a jugar con las Ligas Mayores. ¡Entienda mejor la historia de como Rodríguez llegó a ser el gran jugador que sus admiradores conocen hoy!

José Reyes

Tania Rodriguez (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422291221

José Reyes se ha convertido en una de las más grandes estrellas del béisbol, habiendo hecho muchas cosas sorprendentes con el mérito de ser grande por su buen estilo de juego. Ha liderado la liga en bases robadas y en promedio de bateo. También ha participado en el Juego de las Estrellas y ganado reconocimientos y millones de dólares. El ahora es un sueño hecho realidad para el dominicano, quien desde muy niño en su isla natal, deseaba algún día jugar en las Ligas Mayores. Tuvo que trabajar duro para estar donde está y llegar con éxito a la meta--pero ahora tiene una carrera asombrosa en las Grandes Ligas. Entérese como es la vida en un jugador nuevo en las Grandes Ligas de Béisbol. Aprenda como José Reyes ha trabajado en su camino desde las Ligas Menores hasta llegar a Los Mets de Nueva York . . . hasta convertirse en uno de los mejores beisbolistas del mundo.

Alfonso Soriano

Tania Rodriguez (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422291115

Alfonso Soriano ha tenido una gran carrera en el béisbol. Soriano ha ganado dos Series Mundiales, y ha jugado el Juego de las Estrellas siete veces; es también parte del club 40-40 por lograr 40 jonrónes y robar 40 bases en una sola temporada. ¡No hay muchos beisbolistas que pueden decir que han logrado las cosas que Soriano ha conquistado! Conozca más sobre el caminar de Soriano desde cuando jugaba en la República Dominicana hasta llegar a las Ligas Mayores. Comprenda lo que se requiere para entrar al béisbol y convertirse en una estrella del deporte. Explore la vida de uno de los jugadores de béisbol más exitosos.

Plácido Polanco

Tania Rodriguez (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422291153

Plácido Polanco ha trabajado muy duro para alcanzar sus sueños en el béisbol. Ha jugado en las Series Mundiales y en el Juego de las Estrellas, y es conocido por su sorprendente guante y excelente juego defensivo. Polanco ha tenido una carrera beisbolista que otros jugadores desearían. Conozca sobre la travesía de Polanco desde que jugaba béisbol en la República Dominicana hasta llegar a las Ligas Mayores. Siga su camino desde Santo Domingo a lo mejor de lo mejor en el mundo beisbolista. Explore la historia de uno de los beisbolistas más esforzados, y entienda mejor cómo logró su sueño de jugar en las Ligas Mayores.

Bartolo Colón

Tania Rodriguez (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422291252

¡Bartolo Colón es un sorprendente beisbolista! El pitcher de las Ligas Mayores ha lanzado en los juegos de invierno y en el Juego de las Estrellas. Ha ganado premios y millones de dólares en el béisbol--y ha formado un hogar mientras tanto. También ha podido ayudar a su tierra natal en la República Dominicana. Este hombre es una estrella del béisbol, pero se ha mantenido fiel a si mismo y a sus raíces. Conozca como Colón pasó de vivir en una casa sin energía eléctrica--a lanzar para las Grandes Ligas.

Juan Uribe

Tania Rodriguez (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422291092

Juan Uribe ha recorrido un largo camino desde su lugar de origen en la República Dominicana. Ha jugado dos Series Mundiales y ganado millones de dólares--pero sus raíces siguen siendo su fuente de fortaleza. Uribe ha llenado de orgullo a su país--y está orgulloso de su nación. La carrera beisbolista de Juan Uribe lo ha llevado a nuevos y excitantes lugares, pero jamás ha olvidado su hogar en la República Dominicana.

Carlos Peña

Tania Rodriguez (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422291160

Carlos Peña es una superestrella del béisbol. Ha ganado un sinnúmero de partidos y premios, y ha sido parte del Juego de las Estrellas, ganando millones de dólares y llenando de orgullo a la República Dominicana! Conozca más sobre la travesía de Peña para alcanzar sus sueños--cuanto tuvo que esforzarse para llegar a las Ligas Menores antes de empezar a jugar con los Rangers de Texas.

Ubaldo Jiménez

Tania Rodriguez (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422291184

Ubaldo Jiménez se ha convertido en uno de los lanzadores más conocidos del béisbol, al punto que muchos de sus seguidores creen que podría llegar a ser uno de los más grandes lanzadores de todos los tiempos. Jiménez no lleva mucho tiempo en el deporte de la pelota caliente pero ya ha tenido una sorprendente carrera. Ha participado en el Juego de las Estrellas, ha lanzado en los "playoffs," ha ganado varios premios, e incluso lanzó en un juego "no-hitter." Conozca como Jiménez llegó a ser quien es hoy, y qué rol juega su familia en sus logros. Descubra a historia de una de las superestrellas del béisbol.

Adrián Beltré

Tania Rodriguez (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422291207

Adrián Beltré ha tenido una carrera beisbolista asombrosa. Desde sus comienzos en las Ligas Mayores en 1998, se ha convertido en uno de sus mejores jugadores. Ha ganado muchos premios, ha sido parte del Juego de las Estrellas, e incluso ganó el Premio del Home Run de Babe Ruth. Entérese que tuvo que hacer Beltré para surgir primero en las Ligas Menores. ¡Viaje con nosotros a través de su historia, desde aquel joven que jugaba béisbol en la República Dominicana hasta llegar a ser la superestrella beisbolista que es hoy!

Carlos Beltrán

Tania Rodriguez (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422291887

Carlos Beltrán was a boy who wanted to be a baseball star. He worked hard in Puerto Rico to achieve his dream. Today, he's a professional baseball player with impressive accomplishments. As a batter and centerfielder, Beltrán lights up the game. Follow Beltrán's journey from amateur to minor leaguer to professional player. Beltrán has played for four different major league teams--and he has shown them all just what he can do on the field. Fans everywhere can't get enough of Carlos Beltrán!

Yadier Molina

Tania Rodriguez (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422291870

Yadier Molina is part of a trio of brothers that are taking the baseball world by storm. Yadier, the youngest, might also be the best player. He's one of the best catchers in baseball today. During his decade with the St. Louis Cardinals, Molina has had an impressive career. Base stealers rarely have a chance when Molina is behind the plate! He can catch every ball thrown to him, and he's helped the Cardinals win game after game. Discover how Yadier Molina got so good!

José Bautista

Tania Rodriguez (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422291740

José Bautista has only been in the Major Leagues a few years. But he's already had an amazing career in baseball. He's played in the All-Star Game, he's won awards, and he's made millions of dollars. Bautista even hit more than 50 home runs in one season! Fans love to see him knock a ball out of the park! Learn how Bautista spent years in the minor leagues before making it to the Majors. Discover the story of how Bautista never gave up on his dream of playing in the Major Leagues, even when things were tough.

Jhonny Peralta

Tania Rodriguez (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422291757

Jhonny Peralta has had an amazing baseball career. He's played in playoff series and in the All-Star Game. He's won awards and made millions of dollars. Growing up in the Dominican Republic, Peralta dreamed of playing under stadium lights wearing an MLB uniform. Today, Peralta has lived those dreams. Read about Peralta's path from the Dominican Republic to the Major Leagues. Discover how Peralta worked hard to reach his goals while staying true to himself.

Hanley Ramírez

Tania Rodriguez (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422291641

Hanley Ramírez has become one of baseball's biggest stars. The young player has only been in the Majors since 2005, but he's already done many things other players only dream of doing. He was named Rookie of the Year, he's played in the All-Star Game three times, he has won awards, and he's made millions playing in the Major Leagues. Read about Ramírez's journey from the Dominican Republic to the MLB. Learn how Ramírez became the player fans love to watch today!

José Valverde

Tania Rodriguez (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422291832

Today, José Valverde is one of baseball's best relief pitchers. Valverde has pitched in the All-Star game. He's won awards and made millions of dollars. Valverde even had a perfect regular season in 2011! Valverde's path to finding success in the MLB was a long one, though. He had to work hard to make it to where he is today. Read how Valverde started playing baseball thanks to his uncle, former MLB pitcher José Mercedes. Learn about Valverde's success in the minor leagues and find out how he became one of baseball's best pitchers.

Carlos González

Adolfo Salgueiro (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422291856

Carlos González is a baseball star that crosses borders. He appears in games in Venezuela and in the United States, winning fans everywhere. "Cargo," as he's known to fans, has made an impression on the baseball world. Singles, doubles, homeruns--González keeps the other team on their toes. González is still at the beginning of his career, so who knows what he'll do next. His awards are adding up, and he's sure to win more awards and honors in the future.

Francisco Cordero

Tania Rodriguez (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422291795

Francisco Cordero--or "Coco", as his fans and teammates know him--is a top-notch pitcher. He strikes out batters with his fastballs and sliders. He's racked up a lot of saves over the years as a closing pitcher for teams like the Rangers, the Brewers, and the Reds. Although when Cordero was a child, his family struggled with poverty, Cordero now does his part to help others who are struggling. He's a Big League player with character!

Rafael Furcal

Tania Rodriguez (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422291771

Rafael Furcal has had an amazing career in baseball. He's won a World Series. He's played in the All-Star Game. Besides all that, Furcal has also been able to focus on what is most important to him. He's been able to buy his family the things they couldn't afford when he was growing up. He has helped the people of his hometown in the Dominican Republic. Learn how Furcal has found success in Major League Baseball. Read about his life growing up in the Dominican Republic. Discover the story of how Furcal kept following his dreams even when things were hard.

Nelson Cruz

Tania Rodriguez (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422291801

Nelson Cruz has had an amazing career in baseball. He's played in the World Series. He's played in the All-Star Game. He's broken records and made millions of dollars. Cruz is the only player in baseball history to hit a walk-off grand slam in a postseason game! Learn about the long path Cruz took to reach his dream of playing baseball. Read how he went from playing in the Dominican Summer League to hitting home runs in the World Series. Discover the story of how Cruz worked hard to make his way through the minor leagues to play in the MLB.

Aramís Ramírez

Tania Rodriguez (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422291825

Aramis Ramrez is one of the Dominican players who have made it all the way to the top. Today, he's a great third basemen with a smart and powerful batting style. His career so far has been filled with mostly successes. Read how Ramrez made it big even as the MLB's youngest player. Follow his story from the minor leagues to his latest moves.

Aramís Ramírez

Tania Rodriguez (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422291313

Aramis Ramírez is one of the Dominican players who have made it all the way to the top. Today, he's a great third basemen with a smart and powerful batting style. His career so far has been filled with mostly successes. Read how Ramírez made it big even as the MLB's youngest player. Follow his story from the minor leagues to his latest moves.

Johan Santana

Luis Garca (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422291849

Johan Santana is a baseball star from a country better known for its soccer players. But Santana really shines as one of the best pitchers in baseball. His fastballs and changeups keep fans and batters guessing. His talent has made him a fan favorite. Read about how Santana fought his way to the top--from playing ball in the neighborhood to making it in the Big Leagues. His journey to the top hasn't always been smooth, but Johan Santana has fought hard to earn his place in baseball.

José Valverde

Tania Rodriguez (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422291320

Actualmente José Valverde es uno de los mejores lanzadores de relevo en el béisbol, con grandes logros en su carrera . . . como haber participado en el Juego de las Estrellas, recibido premios, y ganado millones de dólares. Tuvo una temporada regular perfecta en el año 2011. Sin embargo, su camino al éxito en las Grandes Ligas fue uno muy largo, habiendo tenido que trabajar muy duro para llegar a donde está hoy. Lea sobre los comienzos de Valverde en el béisbol, de como se inició en el juego gracias a su tío--el ex-lanzador de las Grandes Ligas, José Mercedes--y de su éxito en las Ligas Menores. Aprenda la historia que este beisbolista pasó de soñar de las Grandes Ligas . . . a ser uno de los mejores lanzadores del mundo.

Miguel Batista

Tania Rodriguez (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422291788

Miguel Batista is a pitcher who can enter a game at a moment's notice. He's spent a long time on the field and knows baseball inside and out. He's also an interesting person outside of baseball. Batista spends his time reading, doing charity, and publishing poems and novels. Follow Batista as he makes his way through the game. He's had a long journey--one that isn't over yet!

Francisco Liriano

Tania Rodriguez (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422291818

Francisco Liriano is a powerful Major League pitcher. Fans have watched him overcome injury after injury. He always comes back! His amazing stats and strong pitching arm have earned him awards, as well as millions of dollars. Ever since he was a young baseball player in the Dominican Republic, Liriano has been one of a kind. Find out more about his road to the Big Leagues--and discover what it takes to be a baseball superstar!