Roberto Clemente

number 21

Roberto Clemente was born on august 18,1934

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Childhood

when Roberto was a boy, every day he met his father at the sugarcane fields.he was amazing at baseball.He used tin cans instead of a baseball cause he couldn't buy one.Once when Roberto was supposed to be doing chores he stopped and played baseball his mother burned his bat!Roberto had a ball that Monte Irvin hit.

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On a team

Roberto played with kids much,much older than him. He joined a team called the crabbers.some people thought he should join the Olympics.In 1954 the Brookln Dogers

asked him if he wanted to be on the team on the team he said yes!He was very angry when thy did not play him.Instead he played for the pirates.he was amazing!

1971 World Series Game 6 Clemente throw