Burgos: Giving back is a Latino baseball tradition

From SABR member Adrian Burgos Jr. at La Vida Baseball on July 30, 2018:

Roberto Clemente is not alone among baseball players in his desire to give back to local communities although he has come to personify a spirit of humanitarianism and Latino philanthropy which Major League Baseball recognizes through its annual Roberto Clemente Award.

Inspiration to engage in good works comes from different sources: family, homeland or an individual person.

Whatever the source of inspiration, a common desire arises to give those in the game purpose beyond the baseball field. That desire is to find a way to give back, whether to the game they love or to the people who love the game and find their own inspiration in their achievements in baseball.

Read the full article here: https://www.lavidabaseball.com/clemente-abreu-latino-philanthropy/

Originally published: August 2, 2018. Last Updated: August 2, 2018.