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Lot 741: Roberto Clemente Tragedy Collection
Roberto Clemente's death hit all baseball fans hard, but nowhere harder than in his native Puerto Rico and his adopted city of Pittsburgh, as reflected in this collection of photos and newspapers from both places after his demise. Includes the January 2, 1973 issues of the San Juan Star and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, photos of a lighted sign in Puerto Rico reading "Adios Amigo Roberto" (2), photos of wife and family receiving his last uniform at Three Rivers (2), teammates weeping at Three Rivers memorial, & 1973 Roster guide with Clemente on cover. Photos have some scotch tape in corners, overall EX.
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