Puerto Rico's Winter League: A History of Major League Baseball's Launching Pad

Puerto Rico's Winter League: A History of Major League Baseball's Launching Pad by Thomas E. Van Hyning epub pdf fb2

Title: Puerto Rico's Winter League: A History of Major League Baseball's Launching Pad
Author: Thomas E. Van Hyning
ISBN10: 0786401281
ISBN13: 978-0786401284
Publisher: McFarland Publishing (May 1, 1995)
Language: English
Subcategory: Baseball
Size PDF: 1432 kb
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Rating: 4.0/5
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Pages: 304 pages
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Puerto Rico's Winter League: A History of Major League Baseball's Launching Pad by Thomas E. Van Hyning


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Since its inception in 1938, the Liga de Beisbol Professional de Puerto Rico has launched the careers of numerous island players, including Ruben Gomez, Jerry Morales, Orlando Cepeda, Vic Power, Ruben Sierra and the greatest of all Puerto Rican stars, Roberto Clemente. For many "imports, " the league has been a stepping stone to major league stardom.