Mon, 29 Oct 2012 00:07:30 -0700
Major League Baseball presented Los Angeles Dodgers SP Clayton Kershaw with the Roberto Clemente Award at a news conference before Game 4 of the World Series Sunday, Oct. 28, at Comerica Park. The award recognizes the player who best represents the game through positive contributions on and off the field, including sportsmanship and community involvement.
Fri, 24 Oct 2008 18:51:53 -0700
The Associated Press reports St. Louis Cardinals 1B Albert Pujols will have the Roberto Clemente Award presented to him before Game 3 of the World Series Saturday, Oct. 25.
Thu, 18 Oct 2007 00:27:34 -0700
The Associated Press reports the Pennsylvania House of Representatives urged Major League Baseball to retire Roberto Clemente's No. 21 in a resolution passed Tuesday, Oct. 16. The lawmakers are the latest group to contend that Clemente should be honored in the same way that Jackie Robinson was for breaking Major League Baseball's color barrier in 1947.
Wed, 22 Aug 2007 22:55:55 -0700
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports winners were announced for the Rawlings Gold Glove's all-time team on Aug. 22, and the winning lineup included San Diego Padres SP Greg Maddux, C Johnny Bench, 1B Wes Parker, 2B Joe Morgan, SS Ozzie Smith, 3B Brooks Robinson and OF Ken Griffey Jr. (still with the Cincinnati Reds), OF Roberto Clemente and OF Willie Mays.
Tue, 24 Oct 2006 23:24:20 -0700
The Associated Press reports New York Mets 1B Carlos Delgado won the 2006 Roberto Clemente Award, given annually to a major league player who combines community service with excellence on the field. "This is a great honor for me," Delgado said before Game 3 of the World Series. "This is something really special, just because I'm Puerto Rican — 34 years after Roberto has passed, his legacy is still very much alive."
Thu, 07 Sep 2006 20:45:13 -0700
Indians.MLB.com's Anthony Castrovince reports Cleveland Indians OF Jason Michaels has been nominated for the 2006 Roberto Clemente Award, which is given each year to a player for community service.
Thu, 07 Sep 2006 01:00:53 -0700
The St. Petersburg Times reports Tampa Bay Devil Rays OF Rocco Baldelli was officially named the Rays nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award, which goes to the player who best exemplifies the game through sportsmanship, community service and positive contributions to the team.
Thu, 07 Sep 2006 00:31:25 -0700
The Chicago Tribune's Mark Gonzales reports Chicago White Sox OF Jermaine Dye was announced as the team candidate for the 2006 Roberto Clemente Award given to the player who best exemplifies the sport, sportsmanship, community involvement and individual contributions to his team.
Thu, 07 Sep 2006 00:26:37 -0700
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports Pittsburgh Pirates SS Jack Wilson has been selected by the team as its nominee for Major League Baseball's Roberto Clemente Award for outstanding community work.
Wed, 06 Sep 2006 23:55:16 -0700
The Newark Star-Ledger's Ed Price reports New York Yankees 2B Robinson Cano is the Yankees' nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award, which is presented annually by Major League Baseball to honor a player for community work.