Who Was

Sports Biographies: Muhammad Ali; Roberto Clemente; Wayne Gretsky; Derek Jeter; Jesse Owens; the Super Bowl
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (6.13 hours)
Product Number: Z100113783
Released: Aug 02, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780399568800
Narrator/s: Various
Publisher: Listening Library
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Who Was Muhammad Ali? By James Buckley Jr., read by Dominic Hoffman. Listen to find out more about a young boy named Cassius Clay, a teenager who learned to float like a butterfly and sting like a bee, and the "greatest" heavyweight boxing champion of all time. Who Was Roberto Clemente? By James Buckley Jr., read by Ron Butler. Listen to find out more about a boy from Puerto Rico who loved baseball; an all-star, MVP, and twelve-time Golden Glove winner; and the first Latin American inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Who Is Wayne Gretzky? By Gail Herman, read by Erin Bennett. Listen to find out more about a toddler who loved to ice skate, a hockey superstar known as the Great One, and a true example of good sportsmanship. Who Is Derek Jeter? By Gail Herman, read by Bernadette Dunne. Listen to find out more about a boy who dreamed of playing for the New York Yankees, the Rookie of the Year after his first Major League season, and the first player to reach 3,000 hits as a Yankee-and with a home run! Who Was Jesse Owens? By James Buckley Jr., read by Charles Constant. Listen to find out more about a young boy who delivered groceries and worked in a shoe-repair shop, the winner of four Olympic gold medals in track and field, and one of the greatest athletes of the twentieth century. What is the Super Bowl? By Dina Anastasio, read by Steven Hoye. Listen to find out more about how the Super Bowl used to be called the AFL-NFL World Championship, how a thirty-second halftime commercial can cost nearly $4 million, and how no other game in the United States has more TV viewers than the Super Bowl.

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Series: Who Was...?
Awards:New York Times Bestseller
Original Publish Date: Aug 02, 2016

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