This day in baseball: MVP Clemente

Pirates right fielder Roberto Clemente was named the National League MVP on November 16, 1966.  During the season, Clemente hit .317 with 29 home runs and drove in 119 runs.  He narrowly beat Sandy Koufax for the award, who had finished the season 27-9 with a 1.73 ERA and 317 strikeouts.


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2 Comments on “This day in baseball: MVP Clemente”

  1. wkkortas says:

    In my household, when you spoke of “The Great One’, that could only mean one person, and he played right field for the Pirates.

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