Presentation on theme: "Roberto Clemente By Fabio Zabroski. Biography Se llama Roberto Clemente me cumpleaños 18 de Augusto 1934.He was from Carolina Puerta Rico. Le gusta practicar."— Presentation transcript:
Biography Se llama Roberto Clemente me cumpleaños 18 de Augusto 1934.He was from Carolina Puerta Rico. Le gusta practicar deportes. He also batted right and threw right and played right field. Clemente was the first hispanic to win the world series as a starter. Clemente received an enourmous amount of awards in his career. For example he won 12 gold glove awards, he won the NL batting title 4 times, he won 2 world series, we won NL MVP, and World series MVP.
Biography At the end of Clementes 1972 season he had 3,000 hits in his career. Then on December 31, 1972 he died en an aviation accident, and this ended his career.
Achievement 1 After playing for the Pittsburgh Pirates for 17 years Clemente career was tragically end by a plane crash. Not long after he was inducted into the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame in 1973. Se convirtió en el primer latinoamericano en ser seleccionado. He was only one of two who didnt have to wait the mandatory five year waiting period. El otro era Lou Gerhrig. In the first ballot 92.7% of the people who voted, voted for Clemente.
Roberto Clementes plaque in baseball hall of fame.
Achievement 2 Another achievement of Clemente was getting the Babe Ruth Award. Este premio fue otorgado al jugador más valioso de la serie mundial. This award would be chosen by a committee of reporters and officials in attendance. Roberto Clemente consiguió este galardón en 1971. If you already didnt know this award is a big deal.
Legacy As a major league baseball player Clemente ranks as one of the best. En la ciudad de Pittsburgh, Roberto Clemente tiene un gran legado. He is remembered in many ways. Primero hay una estatua de él fuera PNC park. Next the bridge next to PNC Park is called the Clemente bridge. Lastly he inspired lots of other races and nationalities to become major league baseball players.