The Life and Times of a Minnesota Twins Legend
The astounding success and personal struggle of the Twins’ beloved outfielder and batting champion—from his arrival from Cuba at age twenty-two to the present.
The story of Tony Oliva, one of Minnesota’s most popular baseball players, is told for the first time in this full-scale biography. Through the voices of Oliva, his family, and his teammates, Thom Henninger charts the highs and lows of Oliva’s remarkable career along with his struggles to build a family and recover the large and close-knit community he had left behind in Cuba.
288 pages - 46 b&w photos - 13 tables