Item description for The Big Z: The Carlos Zambrano Story by Pedro E. Miranda Torres...
Real sports heroes are harder and harder to find-especially those who exhibit genuine humility even after achieving stardom. But Carlos Zambrano is one such hero. Growing up in the most humble of circumstances in a poor neighborhood of Puerto Cabello, Venezuela, the Big Z was instilled with Christian fath and values that sustained him as he overcame obstacles in his long and sometimes difficult climb up the ladder to the big leagues. No one in his family thought the aggressive and spirited young man, nicknamed El Toro, was destined for an athletic career. He was clumsy in sports, and when he finally landed a spot on a local baseball team, he became a benchwarmer only allowed to play in the late innings when his team was either way ahead or way behind. In the Big Z: The Carlos Zambrano Story, readers will discover how determination, tenacity, and above all, an unwavering faith in God enabled this young Venezuelan to mature, develop his athletic abilities, and untimately rise to sta
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Studio: Triumph Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 6.3" Height: 0.43" Weight: 0.62 lbs.
Release Date Oct 1, 2007
Publisher Triumph Books
ISBN 1600780962 ISBN13 9781600780967
Availability 0 units.
More About Pedro E. Miranda Torres
Pedro Miranda is a professional writer. Marcos Witt is a Latin Grammy Award-winning singer and pastor.
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The Big Z:The Carlos Zambrano Story Oct 20, 2008
Great story about an amazing pitcher for a Terrific Team!! He has come a long way, but is still humble and "God-fearing." An easy read, too. This makes you grateful for all that you have, considering the beginnings some people come from.
What a blessing! Nov 4, 2007
I was encouraged to read this biography of Carlos Zambrano. He is a truly humble (if unpredictable!) baseball player who loves the Lord with all his heart. It's exciting to think of where the road will lead for The Big Z.