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    c. 1970 Roberto Clemente Original Negative. He lived a hero of Pittsburgh and died a hero of Nicaragua, his body forever lost at sea following the crash of his overloaded earthquake relief plane in the coastal waters of his native Puerto Rico. Already guaranteed baseball immortality through his eighteen brilliant seasons of Major League service and his newly-minted key to the 3,000 Hit Clubhouse, Roberto Clemente achieved the closest thing to baseball sainthood that tragic last day of 1972, assuring that any artifact once blessed by his touch would be held in the highest of collecting esteem.

    The offered original negative shows Clemente posed with a bat on his shoulder, wearing a uniform that dates from 1970 to 1972. The piece measures 2.25x2.5" and is tinted with an orange hue. Mild wear exhibited.


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