Roberto Clemente was the first Latin American and Caribbean player to enter the National Baseball Hall of Fame inand outside of his heroics on the baseball field, he was known for being an exceptional human being. Is it possible that his race led to his signing for the Pittsburgh Pirates rather than the Brooklyn Dodgers? In a fascinating article by Stew Thornley, quotes from Bavasi illuminate the idea that while there were no race quotas in the MLB, race was a definitive factor in the decision to move the Puerto Rican to Montreal: Not so, I said.
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December 25, Share. Tweet. can be seen in the relationship between Dorsey and Clemente and between Clemente and the many young Latino and . Archives and past articles from the Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News, and rutadeltambor.com Roberto Clemente, was not only an outstanding baseball player, but he helped minority families and children in times of needs and was a humanitarian on and off the baseball field.
Also, and "Clemente: The Passion and Grace of Baseball's Last Hero" had relatable styles in terms of how long each protagonist took in accomplishing their goals. 4/4(1).