The Resource Molina : the story of the father who raised an unlikely baseball dynasty, Bengie Molina, with Joan Ryan, (eaudio)

Molina : the story of the father who raised an unlikely baseball dynasty, Bengie Molina, with Joan Ryan, (eaudio)

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Molina : the story of the father who raised an unlikely baseball dynasty
Title
Molina
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the story of the father who raised an unlikely baseball dynasty
Statement of responsibility
Bengie Molina, with Joan Ryan
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Language
eng
Summary
A baseball rules book. A tape measure. A lottery ticket. These were in the pocket of Bengie Molina's father when he died of a heart attack on the rutted Little League field in his Puerto Rican barrio. The items serve as thematic guideposts in Molina's beautiful memoir about his father, who through baseball taught his three sons about loyalty, humility, courage, and the true meaning of success. Bengie and his two brothers--Jose and six-time All-Star Yadier--became famous catchers in the Major Leagues and have six World Series championships among them. Only the DiMaggio brothers can rival the Molina's as the most accomplished siblings in baseball history. Bengie was the least likely to reach the Majors. He was too slow, too sensitive, and too small. But craving his beloved father's respect, Bengie weathered failure after deflating failure until one day he was hoisting a World Series trophy in a champagne-soaked clubhouse. All along he thought he was fulfilling his father's own failed dream of baseball glory--only to discover it had not been his father's dream at all. Written with the emotional power of sports classics such as Field of Dreams and Friday Night Lights, Molina is a love story between a formidable but flawed father and a son who, in unearthing answers about his father's life, comes to understand his own
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1974-
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Molina, Bengie
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not applicable
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other
PerformerNote
Narrated by Henry Leyva
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1959-
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  • Ryan, Joan
  • Leyva, Henry
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  • Molina, Benjamin
  • Molina, Bengie
  • Fathers
  • Fathers and sons
  • Baseball
  • Baseball players
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
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Molina : the story of the father who raised an unlikely baseball dynasty, Bengie Molina, with Joan Ryan, (eaudio)
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unknown
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 15 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781622319329
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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digital.
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MWT11418241
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
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other
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11418241
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MWT11418241
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
Molina : the story of the father who raised an unlikely baseball dynasty, Bengie Molina, with Joan Ryan, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 15 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781622319329
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT11418241
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
11418241
System control number
MWT11418241
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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