Major League Baseball and its fans should thank the Trout family of Millville, New Jersey. It was that family that encouraged young Mike to become the best he could be in his chosen sport. Trout is indeed arguably the greatest player in baseball. This biography explains the dedication necessary for Trout, who, playing for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, has become a five-tool superstar, a player who can field and throw and hit and run and blast home runs with the best that ever lived. Readers will also discover how his upbringing played a critical role in his greatness.
Series: Living Legends of Sports II
Interest Level: Grades 5-8
Guided Reading Level: V
Lexile Level: 890
ISBN: 9781538302200 (Print) 9781538302224 (E-book)