Close Reading Questions

How do you think Sammy Sosa's poor upbringing affected his success?

What life skills do you believe Sammy Sosa learned from having to work as a child?

When in your life have you not had instant success, yet continued to work and persevere?

What attributes are characteristic of heroic people?

Sammy Sosa was caught corking his bat so the ball would go further. Does this make Sammy Sosa less of a hero?