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...two sons, Mark and Marty.1976 - Muhammad Ali beats Jean-Pierre Coopman with a fifth-round knockout at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum in Puerto Rico to defend his world heavyweight title.1988 - In Calgary, Alberta, Brian Boitano of the...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2014-02-20/today-sports-history
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Today In Sports History

...defeats countryman Ashley Cooper in three sets to become the first unseeded player to win the U.S. Open.1958 - Roberto Clemente tied a major league record by hitting three triples in a 4-1 victory over the Cincinnati Reds.1965 - Bert Campaneris...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-09-08/today-sports-history
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Today In Sports History

...1-0 loss to the St. Louis Cardinals, forced a playoff for the NL pennant. The Giants won in three games.1972 - Roberto Clemente hits a double against New York Mets left-hander John Matlack during Pittsburgh's 5-0 victory at Three Rivers...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2013-09-30/today-sports-history
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Juneau man draws two rare baseball cards worth $5,000

...opened a pack to find a rare Roberto Clemente card that could be worth as...mail. That's when he got his Roberto Clemente card. Estes and one of his...concern now is how much the Roberto Clemente card might be worth. "I really...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022002/spo_cardguy.shtml
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Column: Heroes are held up to a higher standard

...imprisonment." It had to be a mistake. Not the great humanitarian. Not baseball's most lovable player. Not the Roberto Clemente Man of the Year. Not my hero. Not Kirby! But it was Kirby, and it was true. I still can vividly remember the...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/011203/spo_jeffed.shtml
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Juneau's Baker still on board after day 1 of MLB draft

...however, is the only one to be drafted first from an island that has produced its share of baseball royalty: Roberto Clemente, Ivan Rodriguez, Carlos Beltran, Carlos Delgado, Juan Gonzalez, Bernie Williams. Some of those players signed...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2012-06-05/juneaus-baker-still-board-after-day-1-
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Around The Bases

...Joltin' Joe' in 1969 by MLB, is elected by the writers in his fourth year on the ballot.1956 - At Forbes Field, Roberto Clemente's inside-the-park walk-off grand slam off Jim Bronson gives the Pirates a dramatic come-from-behind 9-8...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2012-07-25/around-bases
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Step up to the plate

...keep the games going through World War II. Ty Cobb, Satchel Paige, Ted Williams, Willie Mays, Sandy Koufax, Roberto Clemente - these men left indelible marks on the American soul. But baseball is entwined with American life, not above it...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/051910/opi_641309367.shtml
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Four make baseball Hall of Fame

...Cepeda's father, Pedro, was called ``The Bull'' and also the ``Babe Ruth of Puerto Rico.'' Cepeda joins Roberto Clemente as the only Hall of Famers born in Puerto Rico. Chylak, the eighth umpire elected to the Hall, worked in the American...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030299/Spo_fame.html
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Around The Bases, Juneau's 9 & 10 All-Tourney teams

...crowding the plate, and I would throw at her again if she were digging in."Quiz Answers (1 - Cowhide, 2 - Phil Rizzuto, 3 - South Korea's, 4 - Carl Yastrzemski, 5 - Roberto Clemente, 6 - The California Angels, 7 - Strike out).

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2012-07-04/around-bases-juneaus-9-10-all-tourney-
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