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Pirates outfielder Roberto Clemente stands next to statue of himself  before a 1970 game against the Astros.

SI VAULT: The meaning of Roberto Clemente (4.10.06)

Pirates outfielder Roberto Clemente stands next to statue of himself  before a 1970 game against the Astros.
SI VAULT: The meaning of Roberto Clemente (4.10.06)

Baseball’s top Latin American players — Felix Mantilla, Roberto Clemente, Tony Oliva, Cookie Rojas, Juan Marichal, Zoilo Versalles, Vic Davalillo and Leo Cardenas — pose before on the field before the 1965 All-Star game. (Herb Scharfman/SI)

Baseball’s top Latin American players — Felix Mantilla, Roberto Clemente, Tony Oliva, Cookie Rojas, Juan Marichal, Zoilo Versalles, Vic Davalillo and Leo Cardenas — pose before on the field before the 1965 All-Star game. (Herb Scharfman/SI)