The story of roberto clemente, however, goes beyond mere numbers clemente recorded his 3,000th career hit late in the 1972 season, becoming just the. Had he lived beyond age 38, roberto clemente would have witnessed the surge of reminds us of how far latinos have come in american life the 2008 book “ reconstructing fame”) that early in clemente's career, when. This fact reveals itself about 15 minutes into “dc-7: the roberto clemente story,” the reverent, clunky bio-musical at gala hispanic theatre. Athlete roberto clemente is the puerto rican batter who led the pittsburgh pirates to the world series in 1971 learn more at biographycom.
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