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Adrián Beltré (Spanish)

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!

Robinson Canó (Spanish)

Tania Rodriguez (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422291214

Robinson Canó ha tenido una sorprendente carrera deportiva. Ha ganado la Serie Mundial y participado en el Juego de las Estrellas; ha ganado muchos premios y millones de dólares mientras jugando para uno de los equipos más populares, Los Yankees de Nueva York. Lea sobre como Canó aprendió a amar el béisbol gracias a su padre José . . . y cómo ha sido su travesía desde cuando jugaba en la secundaria de Quisqueya hasta las Grandes Ligas. ¡Conozca la vida de una de las más grandes estrellas del béisbol!

José Reyes (Spanish)

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.

José Bautista (Spanish)

Tania Rodriguez (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422291238

José Bautista solo ha pertenecido a las Ligas Mayores por unos cuantos años, pero ya ha tenido una carrera sorprendente en el béisbol. Ha sido parte del Juego de las Estrellas, ha ganado varios premios, y ha ganado millones de dólares. ¡Bautista ha logrado más de 50 home runs en una temporada! A sus seguidores les encanta ver como saca la pelota fuera del campo. Conozca como Bautista pasó años en las Ligas Menores antes de lograr llegar a las Mayores y su ascenso hasta llegar a ser uno de los más grandes bateadores del deporte de la pelota caliente. ¡Entérese de lo que se requiere para ser una superestrella del béisbol!

Jhonny Peralta (Spanish)

Tania Rodriguez (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422291245

Jhonny Peralta ha tenido una sorprendente carrera beisbolistica. Ha jugado en el Juego de las Estrellas, y ha ganado premios y millones de dólares. La travesía de Peralta a la MLB empezó en su niñez en Quisqueya, cuando soñaba con llegar a las Mayores . . . se veía a si mismo vistiendo el uniforme de la MLB, jugando bajo las luces del estadio. Hoy Peralta ha vivido esos sueños. Conozca más sobre el recorrido de Peralta desde la República Dominicana, hasta pertenecer a las Grandes Ligas. Entérese como Peralta trabajó duro para alcanzar sus sueños sin dejar de ser él mismo.

Bartolo Colón (Spanish)

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.

Rafael Furcal (Spanish)

Tania Rodriguez (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422291269

Rafael Furcal ha tenido una carrera sorprendente en el béisbol, habiendo ganado la Serie Mundial y participado en el Juego de las Estrellas. Ha tenido también la oportunidad de enfocarse en lo que es más importante para él--su familia--y se ha dado el gusto en darles a ellos lo que él no pudo tener cuando crecía. También Furcal ha ayudado a la gente de su pueblo en la República Dominicana. Aprenda acerca de cómo Furcal ha encontrado el éxito en las Ligas Mayores de Béisbol. Lea sobre su vida creciendo en la República Dominicana. Y entonces entienda la historia de cómo fué constante en el empeño de perseguir su sueño aún cuando las situaciones fueran adversas.

Juan Uribe (Spanish)

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.

Miguel Tejada (Spanish)

Tania Rodriguez (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422291108

Hoy Miguel Tejada juega en el campo interno de las Grandes Ligas de Béisbol. Él sido parte de equipos como Los Atléticos de Oakland, Los Orioles de Baltimore, Los Astros de Houston, Los Padres de San Diego, y Los Gigantes de San Francisco--pero creció bien lejos de estes equipos americanos, en la República Dominicana. Este deportista es una superestrella en el béisbol mundial, un jugador sorprendente, veloz y efectivo. Por eso le apodan "La Guagua"--¡porque sus compañeros saben que pueden contar con que "los llevará a casa"!

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.

Bartolo Colón

Tania Rodriguez (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422291764

Bartolo Colón is an amazing pitcher. His arm has earned him awards and millions of dollars. At the same time, he's started his own family and helped his homeland, the Dominican Republic. Colón may be a superstar, but he's never forgotten his roots, and he's always stayed true to himself. Discover how he went from living in a house without electricity . . . all the way to the Big Leagues!

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.

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 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!

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.

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!

Aramis Ramirez

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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!

Aramis 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.

Jose Valverde

Tania Rodriguez (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422291320

Actualmente Jos Valverde es uno de los mejores lanzadores de relevo en el bisbol, con grandes logros en su carrera . . . como haber participado en el Juego de las Estrellas, recibido premios, y ganado millones de dlares. Tuvo una temporada regular perfecta en el ao 2011. Sin embargo, su camino al xito en las Grandes Ligas fue uno muy largo, habiendo tenido que trabajar muy duro para llegar a donde est hoy. Lea sobre los comienzos de Valverde en el bisbol, de como se inici en el juego gracias a su to--el ex-lanzador de las Grandes Ligas, Jos Mercedes--y de su xito en las Ligas Menores. Aprenda la historia que este beisbolista pas de soar de las Grandes Ligas . . . a ser uno de los mejores lanzadores del mundo.