593 results found. Sorted by relevance | date | title .
Item Image
Title They call me Pudge : my life playing the game I love / Ivan Rodriguez with Jeff Sullivan.
Author Rodriguez, Ivan, 1971- author.
Publication Chicago, Illinois : Triumph Books, [2017]
Description 239 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Call # 796.357 RODRIGUEZ R
Note Forewords by Nolan Ryan and Jim Leyland.
Summary With 14 All-Star appearances, 13 Gold Gloves, a Most Valuable Player Award, and, of course, a World Series ring, Ivan "Pudge" Rodriguez has more than earned his spot in Cooperstown as one of the best Major League catchers of all time. ... from signing his first professional contract as a 16 year-old in Puerto Rico, to his years in Texas, Detroit, and beyond, to the World Series stage in Miami, and behind the doors of the Texas Rangers front office, Rodriguez's accomplishments, his teammates, and his biggest challenges all receive time in the spotlight in this refreshing memoir of a life and Hall-of-Fame career.-- From Publisher description.
In his own words ... opens up about the challenges of adjusting to the United States [and also discusses catching] ... [Played] with Texas Rangers [13 years]; [one year] with the Florida Marlins, leading a young team to a World Series title, [then] taking the Detroit Tigers from one of the worst teams to the 2006 World Series. Following [were] stints with the Yankees, Astros, and Nationals. .. A look at the drive, spirit and support system that helped him achieve his dreams.-- From jacket.
Subject Rodriguez, Ivan, 1971-
Rodriguez, Ivan, 1971- (OCoLC)fst00431112
Baseball players -- Puerto Rico -- Biography.
Catchers (Baseball) -- Biography.
Baseball players -- United States -- Biography.
Baseball players. (OCoLC)fst00828007
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Puerto Rico. (OCoLC)fst01205432
Genre Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
Addl. Author Sullivan, Jeff, author.
ISBN 9781629373942

Location CALL # Status Message
 Central 3rd Fl - AMMS Non-Fic  796.357 RODRIGUEZ R    CHECK SHELVES  
 Central 3rd Fl - AMMS Non-Fic  796.357 RODRIGUEZ R    CHECK SHELVES