Roberto Clemente named 1966 NL MVP
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“Clemente and greatness are one and the same word,” proclaimed then-Expos manager Gene Mauch. “Players like him come along once in a lifetime.”
Clemente died on Dec. 31, 1972, in a plane crash while delivering earthquake relief supplies to Nicaragua. He was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1973.
Jonathan Coe was a public relations department intern at the Hall of Fame