Roberto Clemente

The First Latino to break records

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Baseball Player

Roberto Clemente is the first baseball latino to break records in the 1960s and 70s. Roberto started playing baseball when he was five, he played in his highschool, and later joining the major leagues which he was signed in 1954 by Brooklyn Dodgers. The team he played on was the Pirates, he wore number 21 for his shirt. Roberto's hits were extradinary, Clemente hit an impressive .311 in 1956, He hit his stride in 1960, batting .314 with 16 home runs and 94 RBIs to earn his first All-Star berth and help the Pirates win the World Series.(Roberto)
Roberto Clemente - Mini Biography

Later on the years and First latino to be in Hall of Fame

Roberto Clemente is the first latino to ever be in a baseball Hall of Fame. He has collected over 3,000 career hits in his baseball career. He is Position: Right fielder Bats: Right, Throws: Right Height: 5' 11", Weight: 175 lb. October 2, 1972 was Roberto's was his last game before his death. Roberto was flying to Nicaragua to deliver goods but his plane malfunctioned and crashed landed in the sea causing his death.(Roberto)
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Works Cited

Bio.com. A&E Networks Television, n.d. Web. 01 Feb. 2016.

Baseball-Reference.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 01 Feb. 2016.