Roberto Clemente Walker was a Puerto Rican baseball right fielder who played 18 seasons in Major League Baseball for the Pittsburgh Pirates from 1955 through 1972. Clemente was awarded the National League Most Valuable Player Award in 1966. He was on the NL All-Star team 15 times, received 12 Gold Glove Awards, and led the NL in batting average four times. In 1972, Clemente got his 3,000th major league hit. Off the field, Clemente was involved in charity work in Puerto Rico and other Latin American countries, often delivering baseball equipment and food to those in need. He died in an...
|Birthdate:||August 18, 1934|
|Date of death:||December 31, 1972|
|All Positions Played:||Right fielder|
|Also known as:||Arriba, Roberto Clemente Walker|