Roberto Clemente                                                

Roberto Clemente was born on August 18,1834.In Carolina,Puerto Rico.

He signed a deal with Brooklyn Dodgers and played with their minor league team the Montreal Royals for a season.The next year he went to play for the Pittsburgh Pirates and made his major league debut in 1955.

In 18 major league seasons Roberto Clemente played on 12 All-Star teams had a career batting average of .317 with 3,000 hits.

He won the 1966 and 1971 National League MVP Award and the 1971 NL Babe Ruth.He made 240 home runs.

Roberto Clemente  retired when he died in a plane crash in 1972.

His parents were Don Melchor Clemente and Luisa Walker.He had 7 seven siblings.

The Primary Position Roberto Clemente played in was Right Fielder.

On July 25, 1956, he became the only player ever to hit a walk-off inside-the-park grand slam. He did it in a 9-8 win over the Cubs at Forbes field.

Clemente won a Gold Glove award every year from 1961 until his final season in 1972. He shares the record for most Gold Glove awards by outfielders (12) with Willie Mays.

Clemente was the first Hispanic player to accomplish many feats in the majors. He was the first to win a World Series as a starter, be named league MVP, be named World Series MVP and be elected to the Hall of Fame.

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