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Jon Paul Morosi pays tribute to Roberto Clemente on the 40th anniversary of his tragic death.
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This is John Palmer is reporting for foxsports.com. On the fortieth anniversary Roberto Clement takes -- I've spent some time today thinking about his legacy. I know I will never run it or throw the way Clemente did so I do think. All of us myself included. Can't certainly serve others. In the way Roberto Clemente it says that to me is the most important part of his legacy for decades after his passing. We remember that he died flying from Puerto Rico to Nicaragua to deliver relief supplies to earthquake victims better. The rubble was not his home country those -- not his home people is closed. For many years. But he felt compelled to serve them. Even though his baseball legacy was so rich -- point that if you wanted to just send money or or make a short statement. That would almost supplies to many people considering all the things you accomplished as a player. Three out of us for batting titles two World Series and eventually becoming the first ever Latin American player in the baseball thing. Sammy well Clement they didn't show that just doing a little bit just doing that little bit of a token show support was not good enough. And that's to me is an example that he's -- for all of us today. He says that it's not just enough to do a little bit you wanted to see the project to its completion tragically it cost him his -- But there was such a great amount Harrell wasn't there even more so than any of the 3000 hits to show exactly what do you we have two more common man. As I was thinking about Clemens I saw something written by the new Pittsburgh courier and it on the PBS website and I quote. The poor people who need help during his lifetime. The children the elderly and down from the unfortunately often give a helping hand to get a new lease on life may not have all the paper all this week. But at Sam Roberts Oklahoma State will never be forgotten for their indelible imprint of -- opponent today in their hearts. The baton to Pittsburgh courier AJ were 1973. And I can think of no better words describe it meant. Early rebels and it's not even a small part of his --