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Authentic Roberto Clemente Pittsburgh Pirates Home 1971 Jersey

Authentic Roberto Clemente Pittsburgh Pirates Home 1971 Jersey

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Clemente was the first Latin American to ever be inducted into Cooperstown just months after his tragic passing. He played his entire 18-year career with the Pittsburgh Pirates and chose the No. 21 for each of the letters in his full name Roberto Clemente Walker.Finishing his career with a .317 average 3000 hits 4 NL batting titles 15x All-Star selections 2 World Series titles (1960 and 1971) Clemente also had a legendary arm winning 12 Gold Glove Awards.Also known for his passion for humanitarianism and charity work Roberto Clemente sadly passed away while on his way to deliver aid to victims of an earthquake in Nicaragua. For his sacrifice the MLB renamed the Commissioner's Award as the Roberto Clemente Award given to the player who best follows his example each year. Any time you have an opportunity to make a difference in this world and you don't then you are wasting your time on earth. Clemente said.Pay tribute to the icon with the 1971 Authentic Roberto Clemente Pirates Authentic Home Jersey. . 100% Polyester.
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