‘The Best Damn Player in the World Series’: Roberto Clemente, the World Series, and the Making of a Career

This article was written by Alex Kukura

This article was published in ¡Arriba! The Heroic Life of Roberto Clemente

Roberto Clemente won MVP honors during the 1971 World Series with a .414 batting average (12-for-29), with two home runs, a triple, and two doubles. (Courtesy of the Clemente Museum)