SEE IT: Video tour of Roberto Clemente exhibit in Guaynabo, P.R. (Part I)

The Robert Clemente exhibit of historic artifacts, artwork and other memorabilia that opened in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, to much fanfare in late February was unfortunately shuttered until further notice after the coronavirus pandemic struck. Luckily, fans of the late Pittsburgh Pirates icon who missed the short window of opportunity to check it out can see what they're missing in this recent report below from ABC Puerto Rico's "Primetime." Check back on regularly for details on the exhibit's planned reopening this summer, and click here for a behind the scenes look at the Clemente Museum in Pittsburgh, which provided many

By |January 23rd, 2022|History, News, Videos|

SEE IT: Part II of virtual tour of Roberto Clemente Museum exhibit in Puerto Rico

For fans of the late Pittsburgh Pirates icon who missed the chance to visit the Robert Clemente exhibit of historic artifacts, artwork and other memorabilia that opened in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, see the video below for the second part of a recent report from ABC Puerto Rico’s “Primetime.” The exhibit opened to plenty of fanfare in late February but was unfortunately shuttered until further notice after the coronavirus pandemic struck. Click here for Part I of the "Primetime" feature that provides a behind-the-scenes tour of the items on display that cover the life and career of the Pittsburgh Pirates icon. Check back

By |January 21st, 2022|History, News, Videos|

Jose Altuve bashes 22nd postseason HR to move into 2nd place all-time

Love him or hate him, Jose Altuve is making a case to be known as the new Mr. October. The Houston Astros’ controversial second baseman hit a leadoff home run in the seventh inning of Game 2 of the 2021 World Series, tying him with Yankees great Bernie Williams for the second most postseason homers all-time. The blast, which helped seal a 7-2 Astros win against the Atlanta Braves in Houston to tie the Series, was Altuve’s 22nd October dinger. Manny Ramirez has the most with 29. “To hit 22 homers in the playoffs and tie [Williams] — always every

By |October 28th, 2021|News|

Win a trip for two to Puerto Rico — ends October 15, 2021

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month and in honor of the now official Roberto Clemente Day on September 15, will be featuring stories, videos and other highlights of the Pittsburgh Pirates legend for the next 30 days as well as offering a trip to Puerto Rico giveaway from LatinoBaseball's parent company, Atlantino LLC. Visit the homepage to discover all that’s in store for the next month, which includes the Roberto Clemente VIP Experience segments featuring his sons, Luis and Roberto Jr., as well as Hall of Famers Orlando Cepeda and Iván "Pudge" Rodríguez, and bestselling author and and

By |September 14th, 2021|News|

Pittsburgh designates Sept. 15 as Roberto Clemente Day, weeklong events celebrate Pirates legend

From September 13 through September 15, 2021, special activities have been organized by the Roberto Clemente Foundation, the city of Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Pirates to celebrate September 15 as “Roberto Clemente Day” throughout Major League Baseball.  The date was chosen in part to coincide with the first day of Hispanic Heritage Month, the annual U.S. observance, from September 15 to October 15, which celebrates the histories, cultures and contributions of Latin American citizens.  Clemente Week Events  Welcome Reception — Monday, September 13: Family, partners and guests from San Juan, Puerto Rico and beyond will launch Day One with a

By |September 13th, 2021|News, Story|

Roberto Clemente museum exhibit set to reopen in Puerto Rico on Oct. 1

By Elizabeth Llorente They called Roberto Clemente “The Great One,” a champion on the baseball field who used his star power to aid the sick and poor before losing his life in a tragic plane crash at the age of 38. Now his fellow boricuas (or Puerto Ricans) will get to immerse themselves in the history of both the star athlete and the humanitarian when a museum exhibit on Clemente reopens on Oct. 1. The exhibit (which debuted last year but then shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic) at El Museo del Deporte de Puerto Rico in the city of Guaynabo includes

By |September 10th, 2021|History, News|

Roberto Clemente VIP Experience virtual event is glimpse into baseball icon’s life

Fans of baseball great Roberto Clemente will get the opportunity to connect with the late Hall of Famer through the people who knew him best with the Roberto Clemente VIP Experience, a free virtual event on Aug. 26, 2021. Much of what is known about Clemente is centered on his baseball career, his ethnicity, or his untimely passing while engaged in philanthropic activities. However, little attention is given to the man behind the game.  Drawing from the behind-the-scenes book “Clemente: The True Legacy of an Undying Hero” authored by Roberto’s late wife Vera Clemente along with  his family, the VIP

By |August 25th, 2021|Events, News|
Go to Top