Watch Trailer for Upcoming ESPN Documentary 'The Clemente Effect'

From Shadow and Act Thu Jan 24 2013, 23:18:18

The Clemente Effect, a new ESPN documentary on the life of the late Puerto Rican baseball right fielder, is slated to debut in the sports network soon. In the documentary, directed by Mario Diaz, Roberto Clemente's "powerful life is examined." In 1960, Clemente became the first Hispanic player to win a World Series in a starter position. He also received the MVP award in 1966, along with the World Series MVP Award in 1971. Hailed as a hero in his hometown of Puerto Rico, Clemente became a sports icon at the international level. Clemente is also known for his charity work in Latin America; he died in a plane crash while attempting to deliver aid to...

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