Clemente: The True Legacy of an Undying Hero by The Clemente Family

By The Clemente Family

Baseball nice, family members guy, humanitarian—the lifestyles and enduring legacy of Roberto Clemente, as informed through his family.

With a speedy bat and fierce athleticism, Roberto Clemente intimidated significant league pitchers for eighteen seasons, compiling 3 thousand hits. His legs have been one of the fastest of his period. His throwing arm was once one of many most powerful, gunning down base runners from correct box with terrific frequency. He might spend a profession struggling with for recognize and eventually in attaining it after a historical international sequence functionality and a moment 1/2 a profession that will have him pointed out with greats like Jackie Robinson, Hank Aaron, Willie Mays, and Mickey Mantle.

yet what Roberto Clemente did off the sector made him an both nice humanitarian. one of many first athletes who understood how the ability of activities may be used to remodel not only a handful of lives yet many hundreds of thousands of them, he may die following his middle and judgment of right and wrong by way of supporting others. Clemente was once on an plane loaded with provides for an earthquake-stricken Nicaragua whilst the airplane crashed within the Atlantic Ocean.

40 years after that tragic day, the widow and sons of this regal athlete and consummate humanitarian open up for the 1st time concerning the husband and father they misplaced. that includes an intensive array of infrequent and never-before-seen pictures of Clemente at the box and rancid, this robust memoir tells his inspiring tale from the voices of these who knew him best.

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