Roberto Clemente Day

MLB celebrates Roberto Clemente Day, a function at Citi Field

Roberto Clemente was a stunning ability and undeniable power on the field

Major League Baseball celebrated its 21st yearly Roberto Clemente Day on Thursday

Clemente passed on in a plane accident at age 38 endeavoring to convey help supplies to earthquake victims in Nicaragua on New Year's Eve 1972

“It is a very special energy today,” said Luis Clemente, Roberto’s son. “The energy is totally different this year.”

The solid furnished right defender won 12 Gold Gloves, four batting titles, and the 1966 NL MVP grant