Biography. Latino/Latina Studies. Reprint. Drawing on first-hand experience, interviews, and research, Bob Copley shows us Hank Aguirre in THE TALL MEXICAN as a tough but caring man of talent, faith, and determination -- a man who pushed beyond prejudice and mere celebrity to become a true hero. After a successful big-league career with the Indians, Detroit Tigers, L.A. Dodgers, and Chicago Cubs, Aguirre went on to found Mexican Industries in the heart of Detroit. Robert E. Copley, a personal friend of Aguirre, delivers a biography that Booklist called rich in detail...The baseball highlights give a vivid sense of the game. A New York Public Library Pick as one of the Best Books for Teenagers.