MLB Ballplayers Can Now Wear #21 Patch on Ballcaps and Helmets

Why are some baseball players wearing a 21 patch on the back of their caps and helmets? Starting with the 2022 season, marking the 50th anniversary of Roberto Clemente‘s untimely death, Major League Baseball players who have previously won a Roberto Clemente Award are given the option of adding the

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Puerto Rican Winter League honors Roberto Clemente with new logo

Most baseball fans in North America know the Liga de Béisbol Profesional Roberto Clemente (LBPRC) colloquially as the Puerto Rican Winter League. The league was founded in 1937 as the Liga de Béisbol Profesional de Puerto Rico, then in 2007, after a one-year hiatus and a restructuring, it changed its

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All Pirates Wearing #21, Rest of MLB Wears Patches in Honour of Roberto Clemente

Tonight on September 9, 2020, the Pittsburgh Pirates and the rest of Major League Baseball will pay tribute to one of the greatest human beings ever to play the game. This year, for the league’s 19th annual Roberto Clemente Day celebration, the Pirates will do something they’ve never done before,

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Reading Fightins to honor Clemente, change name on Latino Heritage Night

The Reading Fightins, double-A affiliate of the nearby Philadelphia Phillies, will change their name to Los Peleadores de Reading (“The Fighters of Reading”) for one game August 22 to commemorate Latino Heritage Night this season. The uniforms feature the teams feathery script (because their identity is based on an ostrich)

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