Photograph taken on August 14, 2007 by Ben Van Houten Photography
Copyright, 2007 Office of the Secretary of State, Washington
Seattle Mariners pitcher, author, poet.
Miguel is beginning his second season with the Seattle Mariners as a starting pitcher. He is the author of the book of poetry he’s holding in the poster, Sentimientos en Blanco y Negro. He has also written a thriller available in English, The Avenger of Blood: A Plot Where Real Facts and Evidences Face Faith. To read more about Miguel and the Seattle Mariners, go to this link http://seattle.mariners.mlb.com/team/player.jsp?player_id=110683.
To read more about baseball, you may want to check out these titles:
Baseball Saved Us by Ken Mochizuki, 1993. Children’s title.
A book about baseball in Japanese internment camps during World War II.
Dear Ichiro by Jean Davies Okimoto, 2002. Children’s title.
Eight-year-old Henry attends a Seattle Mariners baseball game, where his great-grandfather explains that enemies can sometimes become friends again.
Rain check: Baseball in the Pacific Northwest edited by Mark Armour, 2006.
A history of Northwest baseball.
Sunday Afternoons at Garfield Park: Seattle’s Black Baseball Teams, 1911-1951
by Lyle Kenai Wilson, 1997. Adult title.
History of the Negro leagues in Seattle.
Wide Awakes, Invincibles, & Smokestackers: Early Baseball in Tall Timber Country, 1869-1905 by Dave Larson, 2006. Adult title.
History of very early Northwest baseball.
For these and other great books about baseball, please visit your local library or bookstore.
Limit of two posters per customer.
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