Roberto Clemente

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Debates

  • Mickey Mantle is better than Ty Cobb

    Although Mantle was not as a good defensive player as Joe Dimaggio, Willie Mays and Roberto Clemente, he had a more than adaquete defense, certainly much better than Cobb.

  • Cal Ripken Jr. is not a top 50 all time MLB player

    Award / Honor Time(s) Date(s) American League All-Star 19 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001 American League Silver Slugger Award (SS) 8 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1989, 1991, 1993, 1994 American League Most Valuable Player 2 1983, 1991 MLB All-Star Game Most Valuable Player 2 1991, 2001 American League Gold Glove Award (SS) 2 1991, 1992 American League Rookie of the Year 1 1982 Roberto Clemente Award 1 1992 Lou Gehrig Memorial Award 1 1992 Sports Illustrated magazine's "Sportsman of the Year" 1 1995 Associated Press "Athlete of the Year" 1 1995 The Sporting News' "Sportsman of the Year" 1 1995 Commissioner's Historic Achievement Award 1 2001 Records and honors [edit] 1999: Ranked Number 78 on The Sporting News' list of the 100 Greatest Baseball Players[45] 1999: Elected to the Major League Baseball All-Century Team. Hall of Fame 2007 BBWAA (98.5%) Selected...

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  • Who is the best active MLB player?

    He has been honored with the Roberto Clemente Award and the Branch Rickey Award for his humanitarian work. He has been honored with the Roberto Clemente Award and the Branch Rickey Award for his humanitarian work.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q:
    What was the cause of Roberto Clemente's death?
  • A:
    He died in December, 1972 from an air disaster.
  • Q:
    Where was Roberto Clemente born?
  • A:
    Roberto Clemente was born in Carolina.
  • Q:
    Which positions has baseball player Roberto Clemente played?
  • A:
    Roberto Clemente has played the positions of Right fielder and Outfielder.
  • Q:
    In what type of work did Roberto Clemente specialize?
  • A:
    Roberto Clemente was an accomplished baseball player.
  • Q:
    What was Roberto Clemente's ethnicity?
  • A:
    Puerto Rican was the ethnicity of his family predecessors.
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Awards & Accolades

  • National League Gold Glove Award - Outfield
    1972, 1971, 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961
  • National League MVP
    1966

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