Pulitzer Prize winner David Maraniss brings one of the greatest baseball players back to life in Clemente: The Passion and Grace of Baseball's Last Hero, a book destined to become a modern classic. Discover the remarkable life of Roberto Clemente, one of the most accomplished—and beloved—baseball heroes of his generation. On New Year's Eve 1972, following eighteen magnificent seasons in the major leagues, Roberto Clemente died a hero's death, killed in a plane crash as he attempted to deliver food and medical supplies to Nicaragua after a devastating earthquake.
The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History, Behring Center, is responsible for the collection, care, and preservation of more than three million objects. It will soon open the Molina Family Latino Gallery, the first national gallery dedicated to Latinx culture.
- 416 pages
- 9.25" x 6.13"
- Written by David Maraniss