American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Clemente, Roberto Walker 1934-1972. Puerto Rican-born American baseball player who spent his entire career with the Pittsburgh Pirates (1955-1972). He batted .300 or better 13 times and had exactly 3,000 hits before he was killed in a plane crash.
“An important stretch in Clemente's career was the late summer and early fall of 1960, when his Pittsburgh Pirates were on their way to winning the National League pennant and the World Series.”
“The bipartisan union of President Segovia and Senator Clemente is symbolic and representative of the narrative the conspiracy was/is trying to promote throughout the world.”
“And I am also geeked that Jim Clemente is doing another ep for them.”
“David Maraniss now brings the great baseball player brilliantly back to life in Clemente: The Passion and Grace of Baseball's Last Hero, a book destined to become a modern classic.”
“(Perhaps I should mention that Roberto Clemente is my favorite player, ever.)”
“The town I live in, San Clemente, is known for being a good place to surf.”
“MLB honors players each year with a major award in Clemente's honor, and he is continually singled out as an integral part of baseball.”
“Aligning himself with Clemente is also a statement of pride and outspoken-ness.”
“Clemente is one of the most beloved players in history, as much for his off-field activities as his play.”
“It's likely Nelson will stay with the team only until either Coleman or Clemente is ready.”
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