Roberto Clemente

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Roberto Clemente

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.

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  • "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."[1]    
Simple: If you have a chance at making difference to the world, and you don't, then your 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[1]
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.


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