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Tragically, their star pirate baseball player had been taken from them in the prime of his life roberto clemente lost his life while trying to help. Roberto clemente is remembered as a one of the greatest baseball players who ever roberto's amazing life as the first puerto rican in major league baseball. On friday, pittsburgh baseball fans paid tribute to the city's most popular hispanic hero, roberto clemente, here in an undated photo, played for the pittsburgh pirates although his career and life were cut short, clemente helped change.
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