Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

OTL: The enduring mystery of Roberto Clemente’s bat

The story of a father, a son, Roberto Clemente, and a bat that *might* belong in the Hall of Fame.

I go over the Schmitt film one more time with Duane. “So after the game, my dad goes down to the clubhouse, asks Roberto for the bat, and he gives Dad the Louisville Slugger he got the hit with.”

“No,” Duane says.

“What do you mean?” I say.

He says, “The Hall of Fame definitely has the wrong bat.”

zempf Posted: March 13, 2013 at 02:49 PM | 1 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: clemente, pirates

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. Howie Menckel Posted: March 13, 2013 at 06:53 PM (#4387906)

I enjoyed this story when it was published in December.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
1k5v3L
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogHeyman: 8 dream trade scenarios
(3 - 11:47am, Jun 25)
Last: Darren

NewsblogOT: 2016 Summer Soccer Thread
(895 - 11:38am, Jun 25)
Last: Spivey

NewsblogOTP 2016 June 20: I prefer baseball, America's pastime over politics, America's blood sport
(1714 - 11:38am, Jun 25)
Last: bobm

NewsblogLet Giants’ Madison Bumgarner swing in Home Run Derby - San Francisco Chronicle
(16 - 11:37am, Jun 25)
Last: Leroy Kincaid

NewsblogOT: NBA Playoffs Thread 2016
(6052 - 11:20am, Jun 25)
Last: nick swisher hygiene

NewsblogSay what you will, but the Orioles are doing something right | FOX Sports
(12 - 11:14am, Jun 25)
Last: Ziggy: The Platonic Form of Russell Branyan

NewsblogEdinson Volquez may have just thrown the worst start of the modern era
(6 - 10:58am, Jun 25)
Last: Joyful Calculus Instructor

NewsblogSandy Springs erupts over ‘nightmare’ plan to run Braves traffic through its streets
(28 - 10:45am, Jun 25)
Last: A Fatty Cow That Need Two Seats

NewsblogMariners minor leaguer Boog Powell gets 80-game suspension for PEDs
(20 - 10:44am, Jun 25)
Last: Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Griffin (Vlad)

NewsblogFadeaway: Episode 3: See That He Behaves
(4 - 9:37am, Jun 25)
Last: Jose Remains The Most Absurd Thing on the Site

NewsblogBaseball's financial disparity issue goes beyond just team payrolls | FOX Sports
(25 - 7:27am, Jun 25)
Last: OsunaSakata

NewsblogOh Scorecard, My Scorecard – The Hardball Times
(33 - 7:16am, Jun 25)
Last: PreservedFish

NewsblogBaseball's All-Time Hothead Team
(47 - 5:46am, Jun 25)
Last: Brian Equator

NewsblogThe List: Nine Hitting Prospects Who Might Be Better Than You Think - BaseballAmerica.com
(13 - 2:06am, Jun 25)
Last: Tuque

NewsblogOMNICHATTER 6-24-16
(89 - 1:27am, Jun 25)
Last: cardsfanboy

Page rendered in 0.2352 seconds
47 querie(s) executed