Babe Ruth, Joe DiMaggio, Jackie Robinson, Roberto Clemente, and Hank Aaron—five amazing baseball legends. From the first black man to play major-league ball to the longest hitting streak ever, these are some of the game’s most inspiring stories. Find out what unforgettable feats won each player a place in the Baseball Hall of Fame.
About the Author
Andrew Gutelle is a contributor to Highlights for Children. He has a great interest in sports, games, and puzzles. Gutelle has written books for many publishing companies, including Workman, Putnam, Random House, and Time-Life Books for Children. In addition, he wrote 20 episodes of Reading Rainbow and earned five Emmy nominations.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Excellent short bios on 5 star baseball athletes: Babe Ruth, Joe DiMaggio, Jackie Robinson, Roberto Clemento, and Hank Aaron. Great for researching for speeches or for young boys looking for a hero in their life.