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Uncovering Clemente, Baseballís Last Hero
Aired 11/9/2006

While responding to a catastrophic earthquake in Nicaragua, Puerto-Rican born baseball great, Roberto Clemente, died in a tragic plane crash. The twelve-time All-Star of the Pittsburgh Pirates with exactly three-thousand hits to his name is accredited with a remarkable throwing arm and a heart for philanthropy. But what makes him a hero? Why do many believe that Clemente was overlooked and underappreciated?
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  David Maraniss
    associate editor of the Washington Post and Pulitzer Prize Ėwinning author of several biographies including Clemente: The Passion and Grace of Baseballís Last Hero.

Originally Aired: 11/9/2006

   
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Bill James, Beyond Baseball
  aired 7/28/2005
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  aired 7/19/2001
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  aired 7/15/1999


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