By David L. Porter
African american citizens and Latino americans have performed an more and more major position within the ongoing saga of yankee sports—and not only in renowned activities like basketball and baseball. this can be the 1st finished, multisport biographical source to pay attention solely at the accomplishments, achievements, and private struggles of remarkable African American and Latino American athletes of the final sector century. a complete of one hundred seventy five vital modern athletes—113 African americans and sixty two Latino Americans—are profiled. so much made major contributions to their game due to the fact that 1990. Athletes comprise Roberto Alomar, Oscar De los angeles Hoya, Forence Griffith Joyner, Evander Holyfield, Michael Johnson, Michael Jordan, Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Ray Lewis, Sammy Sosa, Serena and Venus Williams, Tiger Woods, and plenty of more.Eighteen activities, from baseball to bobsledding, are lined. The profiles of the boys and ladies contain own heritage info and athletic occupation achievements via 2002. each one athletic profession is traced, together with front into activity, significant accomplishments, files set, awards and honors, and total influence. Quotations from the athletes improve every one profile. Bibliographies and photographs supplement the entries.
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Three weeks later, he was traded to the Seattle Mariners. 96 ERA, and 75 strikeouts in 73 innings. During his off-seasons, Benitez operates a 1,000-acre ranch in Quisesquea, Dominican Republic, reportedly with 100 cows and 50 horses. His hard work and dedication as a capable reliever paid dividends. Benitez has remained single. BIBLIOGRAPHY Armando Benitez file, Research Center, The Sporting News, St. Louis, MO; New York Mets Information Guide, 2002. The Sporting News Baseball, 2002 Annual; The Sporting News Baseball Register, 2003; Who’s Who in Baseball, 2002; Street & Smith’s Baseball, 2002.
5 yards per rush and 11 touchdowns. He notched ten 100-yard games and was named American Football Conference (AFC) Offensive Player of the Month for November. Bettis was voted the Steelers Most Valuable Player (MVP) and made the College & Pro Football Weekly and USA Today All-Pro teams. He also returned to the Pro Bowl. Statistically, 1997 marked Bettis’s best year. He rushed for a career-high 1,665 yards on 375 carries, the second best mark in Steelers history. He ran for seven touchdowns and added two more on receptions.
3 percent of his three-point field goals (11th), and was ranked second in three-point field goals made. Indiana again eliminated Milwaukee in the first round of the postseason playoffs, as Allen averaged 22 points per game. 1 points per game. 3 percent from three-point range (3rd), made 202 three-point field goals (1st), and was named to the All-NBA Third Team. Allen won the AT&T Long Distance Shooting Contest, making 33 of 50 attempts beyond the three-point arc. Allen recorded his first triple-double on February 7, 2001 against the Boston Celtics and posted a career-high 43 points against the Utah Jazz on April 12, 2001.