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The story of Roberto Clemente, all-star hero

by Jim O"Connor

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Published by Dell Pub. in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Clemente, Roberto, 1934-1972 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Clemente, Roberto, 1934-1972.,
    • Baseball players -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Baseball players.,
    • Puerto Ricans -- Biography.

    • About the Edition

      A brief biography of the outspoken Pittsburgh Pirates" All-Star, well known for his humanitarian efforts and inducted into baseball"s Hall of Fame in 1973.

      Edition Notes

      Statementby Jim O"Connor ; illustrated by Stephen Marchesi.
      SeriesA Dell yearling biography
      ContributionsMarchesi, Stephen, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV865.C45 O26 1991
      The Physical Object
      Pagination107 p. :
      Number of Pages107
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1611049M
      ISBN 100440404258
      LC Control Number91150587
      OCLC/WorldCa23278915

      Roberto Clemente plays right field for the Pirates, phenomenal team that won the National League pennant against all odds and then went on and beat the big, bad Yankees in seven games. Had a. The Roberto Clemente Story Roberto Enrique Clemente Walker is one of the greatest athletes and humanitarians of the 20th century. For the people of Puerto Rico he is one of the ultimate symbols of national pride, not just for the records he set but for the lives he touched with his activism and with the simple power of watching someone from.

        Directed by Richard Rossi. With Jamie Nieto, Marilinda Rivera, Isaac Bar-Jonah, Charles Hoyes. 'Baseball's Last Hero: 21 Clemente Stories' blends baseball with a redemptive story of sacrifice. In the words of the Gospel of John, "Greater love has no man than this, that he lay down his life for his friends " These words from scripture inspire Puerto Rican baseball superstar Roberto Clemente. The story of Roberto Clemente, however, goes beyond mere numbers. Born Aug. 18, , in Carolina, Puerto Rico, Clemente excelled in athletics as a youngster – and at the age of 17 was playing for the Santurce Crabbers of the Puerto Rican Baseball League.

      Roberto Clemente was a professional Puerto Rican baseball player, who is regarded among the best baseball players ever. Having won numerous awards including the Most Valuable Player Award in his lifetime, he was one of the few players in history who reached the hit milestone. Created Date: 11/1/ AM.


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