Oakland: Roberto Clemente
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.