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

Wilfred Santiago

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 more exciting.

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