Roberto Clemente's story often gets sanitized in part because of the tragic way he passed, but his brilliance on & off the field, his legacy as an activist and his willingness to speak for the common man cannot be forgotten
Great story from @davidmaranisshttps://t.co/p0ai4KqRqt
Foto del primer contrato profesional de Roberto Clemente. El equipo de los Cangrejeros de Santurce lo firmó por $40.00 mensuales para la temporada 1952-1953. Debido a que Clemente era menor de edad, su padre Melchor Clemente firmó el contrato. Foto cortesía: Jorge Fidel López https://t.co/7WAJKes6z1
Como agradecimiento a nuestros fieles fanáticos, hoy queremos regalar una jersey de Roberto Clemente.
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Pittsburgh #Pirates legend Roberto Clemente speaks Spanish for his parents back at home in Puerto Rico during his interview with Bob Prince after winning the 1971 World Series! #MLB #Baseball #ClementeDay https://t.co/8otYa91UTY
Roberto Clemente was a great humanitarian and an exceptionally talented ballplayer. But by equal measure, he was a fiercely proud Puerto Rican man who refused to bow to bigotry and racism. On #ClementeDay, we honor him for that too:
Roberto Clemente was a baseball legend whose humanitarian work set an example that lives on, decades after he lost his life while helping earthquake victims in Nicaragua. On #ClementeDay, we honor his dedication to selfless service and racial equity. https://t.co/mPuAvnSzrU
101 facts about the history of the Negro Leagues.
"Many Negro League players barnstormed in my native Puerto Rico" - Roberto Clemente Jr / @RClementejr21, Roberto Clemente Son, Broadcaster for NY @Yankees.
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