less than 1 minute read

Roberto (Walker) Clemente

Clemente, Roberto (Walker) (1934–72), Puerto Rican-born U.S. baseball player. A star outfielder for the Pittsburgh Pirates (1954–72), he amassed 3,000 hits with 240 home runs, compiled a .317 lifetime batting average, and was a 5-time National League batting champion. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1973, soon after his death in an airplane crash while helping Nicaraguan earthquake victims.

Additional topics

21st Century Webster's Family Encyclopedia21st Century Webster's Family Encyclopedia - Children's literature to Clumber spaniel