Simon & Schuster: April 2007
On New Year's Eve 1972, following eighteen magnificent seasons in the major leagues, Roberto Clemente died a hero's death, killed in a plane crash as he attempted to deliver food and medical supplies to Nicaragua after a devastating earthquake. David Maraniss now brings the great baseball player brilliantly back to life in Clemente: The Passion and Grace of Baseball's Last Hero,
a book destined to become a modern classic. Much like his acclaimed biography of Vince Lombardi, When Pride Still Mattered,
Maraniss uses his narrative sweep and meticulous detail to capture the myth an... View More...