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Juan Pierre (2017)

Louisiana Legends Gala



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-04-11

Duration: 00:07:17

Subjects: Pierre, Juan | Sports | Baseball players


  • Courtney, Beth Host
  • Pierre, James Interviewee
  • Boniol, Don Interviewee
  • Boniol, Linda Interviewee
  • Pierre, Derry Interviewee
  • Pierre, Juan Speaker


This segment from the 2017 Louisiana Legends Gala features a profile and a speech by Juan Pierre accepting his recognition as a Louisiana Legend. Pierre, a native of Alexandria, played professional baseball for six teams from 2000-2013. He won the World Series in 2003 with the Florida Marlins. His profile includes interviews with: James Pierre, his father; Don Boniol, his high school baseball coach; Linda Boniol, his high school biology teacher; and Derry Pierre, his mother. Host: Beth Courtney