Roberto Clemente

Birthdate 8/18/1934
Death Date 12/31/1972
Debut Year 1955
Year of Induction 1973
Teams Pirates
Position Right Field

Roberto Clemente had 12 Gold Gloves and exactly 3,000 hits; his humanitarian efforts go far beyond his considerable baseball accomplishments.

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Roberto Clemente was a Hall of Fame player and true humanitarian

Roberto Clemente was a Hall of Fame player and true humanitarian

A fan favorite in the US and across Latin America, Roberto Clemente was one of the most exciting players in the history of the game. He broke in with the Pirates in 1955 and spent his entire 18-year career in Pittsburgh. Along the way the great Clemente earned a World Series ring in 1960 and again i
Roberto Clemente ended his career with elite numbers

Roberto Clemente ended his career with elite numbers

Roberto Clemente passed away on New Year’s Eve in 1972. The 38-year old left an impressive baseball legacy. The final hit of the outfielder’s career was his 3,000th. A 12-time Gold Glover played in 15 all-star games. He finished with a lifetime .317 average and 1,305 runs batted in. In t

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