Roberto (Walker) Clemente (Arriba or The Great One)
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 175 lb.
Born: August 18, 1934 in Carolina, Puerto Rico
High School: Julio C. Vizarrondo (Carolina, PR)
Signed by the Brooklyn Dodgers as an amateur free agent in 1954. (All Transactions)
Debut: April 17, 1955 (Age 20.242, 8,828th in MLB history) vs. BRO 4 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1955 season [*]
Team: Pirates 1955-1972
Last Game: October 3, 1972 (Age 38.046) vs. STL 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Died: December 31, 1972 in San Juan, Puerto Rico
Buried: Died at Sea
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by Special Election as Player in 1973.
View Roberto Clemente Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Relatives: Uncle of Edgard Clemente
View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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