Before I type one word about the game tonight, Roberto Clemente Night is at the very least something that appears to be sticking around, and I love it.
Today is Veterans Day here in the United States of America, November 11th every year. This day is a time for sports writers all over the country to write flowery retrospectives about the host of veterans who also became heroes on the baseball field as well as the battlefield. I’ve written them myself, Ralph Kiner, Roberto, the list goes on and on.
I never saw Clemente play the game of baseball, in fact, I never opened my eyes on this earth at the same time Roberto did. From the time I became aware of baseball I was presented with the legend and heritage of this man.
Everyone that reads almost anything I write or listens to my podcast with my buddy Chris, Bucs in The Basement, knows that I am a prospect junkie. Today I am going to step out of my element a little bit, but I am going to take a part of my passion with me. In theContinue reading “The Pirates Top 5 Five Tool Players of All Time”