Or the chunky League President either!!
Go vote for the '59 set in Robert's "Which Set Do I Collect?" tournament at his $30 a WEEK Habit blog.
Casey says "Get over there...NOW!"
Don't make me send these guys over to wreck your hard drive!!
Roberto Clemente Walker's pride and humanitarianism won him universal admiration. Despite an unorthodox batting style, the Pirates great won four batting crowns and amassed 3,000 hits. He was equally brilliant in right field, where he displayed a precise and powerful arm. Clemente earned National League MVP honors in 1966, but achieved his greatest fame in the 1971 World Series, in which he batted .414. Tragically, Clemente's life ended at age 38 -- the victim of a plane crash while flying relief supplies to Nicaraguan earthquake victims.Some other Clemente related links of interest:
Once, during a game when Mark Freeman was pitching for the New York Yankees, a bee buzzed his head and he balked. Casey Stengel, the Yankee manager, told him: "Next time ... swallow it."Volume 4 of the Baseball Hall of Shame series of books contains the same story but stated the game was played against the Tigers.