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MLB Celebrates Roberto Clemente Day, Ceremony At Citi Field

Roberto Clemente of the Pittsburgh Pirates is seen in Tampa, Fla., March 3, 1963. Major League Baseball celebrates its annual Roberto Clemente Day, Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022, honoring the Hall of Fame outfielder in the 50th anniversary year of his tragic death in a plane crash while attempting to deliver relief supplies to earthquake victims in Nicaragua. (AP Photo/Preston Stroup, File)
Roberto Clemente of the Pittsburgh Pirates is seen in Tampa, Fla., March 3, 1963. Major League Baseball celebrates its annual Roberto Clemente Day, Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022, honoring the Hall of Fame outfielder in the 50th anniversary year of his tragic death in a plane crash while attempting to deliver relief supplies to earthquake victims in Nicaragua. (AP Photo/Preston Stroup, File)
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New York (AP) -- For the big leaguers who saw him play, Roberto Clemente was a breathtaking talent and unmistakable force on the field who made a powerful impact on young ballplayers.

His selfless humanitarianism left a lasting impression, too.