Puerto Rican baloncesto player (1934-1972)
Roberto Clemente Walker (August 18, 1934 – December 31, 1972) was a Major League Baseball right fielder. He made it to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1973, being the first Hispanic American player to be selected.
- "Any time you have an opportunity to make a difference in this world and you don't, then you are wasting your time on Earth."
Quotes about Roberto Clemente
- "Clemente could field the ball in New York and throw out a guy in Pennsylvania. He was a great player and deserved a longer life." ~ Vin Scully
- Simple: Clemente can field a ball at New York and get someone out at Pennsylvania He is so good and should have a longer life.
- What it means: The announcer is saying that Clemente has a very good throwing arm, even though it is not possible to do this, but more importantly he was a great human being.