by Isaiah Filer
Where It All Started
When Roberto was scouted by the Brooklyn Dodger's he was affected early on by climate and language differences. However, Clemente improved his language and baseball skills and later was scouted and hired by the Pittsburgh Pirates major league ball club( Roberto Clemente as seen in the picture above). Clemente was an All Star player for twelve seasons and fifteen All Star games. Clemente was the National League MVP in 1966. He was also, the NL batting leader in 1961, 1964,1965 and 1967 and a Gold Glove winner for twelve seasons from 1961-1972.
Death of 1972
All of this information is from the book We'll Never Forget You Roberto Clemente by Trudie Engal and additional information was gathered from Wikipedia.