Roberto Clemente

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  • When He Was Born

    When He Was Born
    This was the day it all started.
  • Joined a Puerto Rican team, Cangrejeos de Santurce

    Joined a Puerto Rican team, Cangrejeos de Santurce
    At age 18, joined a Puerto Rican professional baseball team, the Cangrejeos de Santurce
  • Signed with Pittsburgh Pirates

    Signed with Pittsburgh Pirates
    After a rough season with Montreal (L.A. Dodgers Minor League Team), Roberto Clemente was drafted to the Pittsburgh Pirates.
  • Got Married

    In this year, Roberto Clemente go married to Vera Cristina Zabala.
  • When He Died

    This was the day it all ended. Roberto Clemente died in a plane crash trying to help people who were apart of an earthquake in Managua.
  • Introduced to the Hall of Fame

    Three months after his death, Roberto Clemente was introduced into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
  • Won the Presidential Medal of Freedom Award

    31 years after his death, he won the Presidential Medal of Freedom Award in 2003.