Roberto Clemente's 3,000th Hit, In Glorious Graphic-Novel Form

The following is excerpted from Santiago's 21: The Story of Roberto Clemente, a gorgeous graphic-novel biography of the martyred baseball great. Clemente got his 3,000th hit on Sept. 30, 1972, three months before he died in a plane crash. You can watch video of No. 3,000 here; Santiago's rendering below is infinitely… » 3/30/11 4:45pm 3/30/11 4:45pm

Keith Hernandez Chooses The Worst Possible Way To Describe Roberto…

Clemente. Great ballplayer. Died in a plane crash. How to describe him? If you're Keith Hernandez, living endorsement for the seven-second tape delay, you say the following: "What a great player. And he could fly." Take that, Sterling. [The 'Ropolitans] » 6/04/09 5:15pm 6/04/09 5:15pm