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Oakland: Roberto Clemente

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CAPTION: Roberto Walker Clemente.
NOTES: Born 18 August 1934; 
died 31 December 1972.
Pittsburgh Pirate right fielder was killed in a plane crash
off the coast of his native Puerto Rico. The plane was
flying supplies to earthquake-ravaged Managua, Nicaragua.
Roberto Clemente night was celebrated 24 July 1970.
Photo gift from Miss Bernadette Caruso.
Another photo shows Roberto Clemente as he looked in 1969.
PHOTOGRAPHER: 
DATE: 
HEADING: Pittsburgh. Portraits. 
Clemente, Roberto Walker.;
Pittsburgh. Sports. Baseball. 
#: P4178.
From the Collections of the Pennsylvania Department,
The Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.

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