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The Closer

by Mariano Rivera and Wayne Coffey

Hardcover, 280 pages, Little Brown & Co, List Price: $28 |


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The 19-year veteran pitcher for the New York Yankees describes his life, discussing the difficulties in being a Latino baseball player in the U.S., how he keeps his Christian values in professional sports, and his championships and rivalries.

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7 weeks on NPR Hardcover Nonfiction Bestseller List

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With Faith And Focus, Mariano Rivera Became Baseball's 'Closer'

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