Baseball great Roberto Clemente born
August 18, 1984 - December 31, 1972 (-12)
Roberto Clemente born in Carolina, Puerto Rico. Clemente played eighteen seasons in Major League Baseball from 1955 to 1972, all with Pittsburgh. He was awarded the National League’s Most Valuable Player Award in 1966. He won the World Series twice with the Pittsburgh Pirates. He died in a plane crash on December 31st, 1972 on his way to Managua, Nicaragua to deliver supplies to earthquake victims.