Roberto Clemente

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Roberto Clemente Walker (18 August 193431 December 1972) was a Major League Baseball right fielder. He elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame posthumously in 1973; Clemente was the first Hispanic American player to be selected.

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  • What was incredible about Clemente was not only how skilled he was at each part of the game, but this kind of ferocity that he played with on each play of the game — even in years when they were pitiful and they had no chance to get into the pennant or anything like that. He would throw it in, he would pick guys off who got a single who took too much of a turn going around first; there was just something intense about this guy that was not necessarily what was going on in Baseball at that moment.

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