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By The Clemente Family


Gigante del béisbol, hombre de familia, activista humanitario... los angeles vida y el legado de Roberto Clemente, contado aquí por su familia.

Con los angeles rapidez de su bate y un atletismo inigualable, Roberto Clemente intimidó a los angeles mayoría de los lanzadores de las grandes ligas durante dieciocho temporadas, compilando más de tres mil hits. Tenía las piernas más veloces de los angeles época. Su brazo period uno de los más fuertes; con increíble frecuencia fusilaba a los corredores de base desde el jardín derecho. Pasó toda su carrera luchando por ganarse el respeto del público y finalmente lo obtuvo con un desempeño histórico durante l. a. Serie Mundial y a lo largo de los angeles segunda mitad de su carrera, l. a. cual lo dejaría en compañía de grandes nombres como Jackie Robinson, Hank Aaron, Willie Mays y Mickie Mantle. Pero es lo que Roberto Clemente hacía fuera del campo lo que lo convirtió en un gran ser humano. Fue uno de los primeros atletas en comprender cómo utilizar el poder de los deportes para transformar no sólo un puñado de vidas sino miles de ellas. Murió siendo fiel a su consciencia y a lo que le pedía su corazón. Clemente estaba llevando suministros a una Nicaragua afectada por el terremoto cuando su avión se cayó en el Atlántico.

Cuarenta años después de esta trágica fecha, los angeles viuda y los hijos de este atleta ejemplar y activista humanitario consumando, hablan por primera vez del hombre que perdieron. Con una colección de fotografías exclusivas nunca antes vistas, este poderoso libro cuenta los angeles inspiradora historia de Roberto Clemente en l. a. voz de quienes mejor lo conocieron.

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Stupid Ballplayer Tricks The heat of battle will force players to do many stupid things. On July 26, 1922, first baseman Wally Pipp misplayed a ball at first base, just another defensive lapse that outfielder Babe Ruth had been riding Pipp about for weeks. Pipp was convinced Ruth would say something at the close of the inning, and sure enough Ruth did. "For God's sake, Pipp," Ruth said, only to be hit in the face several times by the quick-swinging Pipp. Page 33 Having been pulled apart, Ruth told Pipp this incident would be settled after the game.

Manager Dick Williams, as tough as they come, immediately gave Lyle the hook. Afterwards, veteran Carl Yastrzemski questioned how a rookie could shake off a veteran catcher like that. Williams agreed and threatened to fine Lyle the next time he did that. Howard then showed why he was such a pitcher's friend. He thought Williams' decision was wrong, and so he devised a system with Lyle whereby if the pitcher wanted to shake off a pitch call all he had to do was delay his windup for a bit more time.

Baseball is 90 percent mental. " During spring training a trainer asked Berra what hat size he required. His reply: "I don't know. " Speaking of a restaurant, he said, "Nobody goes there anymore. " "I've been with the Yankees for 17 years watching games and learning. " Johnny Bench received a telegram from Berra after the Cincinnati Reds star broke the Yankee's all-time home run record for catchers. It read: "Congratulations on breaking my record. " Outfielder Charley Keller spoke fondly of Berra and his Yogi-isms.

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