Roberto Clemente would have been 80 years old on Aug. 18, 2014. The Hall of Famer recorded 3,000 hits during his Major League career. Clemente tragically died in a plane crash en route to aiding earthquake victims in 1972. More
Cardinals right fielder Carlos Beltran was presented with the 2013 Roberto Clemente Award in recognition of his intensive community involvement in both St. Louis and Puerto Rico with the Carlos Beltran Foundation. Read
Nominees for the Roberto Clemente Award presented by Chevrolet were announced on Monday by Major League Baseball, in advance of Tuesday's 12th annual Roberto Clemente Day and the start of fan voting to help determine the recipient. Read
Astros second baseman Jose Altuve, who was inspired by visits with fellow Venezuelan countrymen Omar Vizquel and Marco Scutaro during his youth, is Houston's nominee for the 2013 Roberto Clemente Award. Read
The Pirates were enthusiastically greeted by students from Pittsburgh Spring Hill K-5 Elementary School. Also in tow were Vera Clemente -- the widow of Pirates great Roberto Clemente -- and two of the couple's three sons, Luis and Enrique. Read
In 2011, Clayton Kershaw became the youngest National League Cy Young Award winner in more than a quarter-century. In 2012, the 24-year-old left-hander became the youngest player to win the prestigious Roberto Clemente Award. Read
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