Roberto Clemente Signed Check Collage Display.

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30.00 LBS

Roberto Clemente played eighteen seasons for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Among the many “firsts” he achieved during his career are the facts that he became the first Latin American player to win the world Series as a starter, first to receive a NL MVP award and first to receive a World Series MVP Award.  Not only was he a fine baseball player he is also remembered for his Charity efforts in the Caribbean and Central America. It was while on a humanitarian mission to Nicaragua that he died in a plane crash.  Clemente was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame by a special election held three months after his death.  Shown here is 20x14 color image of him in Pittsburgh Pirates uniform, sliding in to a base, batting helmet flying.  A 1971 World Series replica patch is present as is an original check, on his personal account,  filled out in his hand, and authentically signed Roberto Clemente.  Originally made to “Cash” in Clemente’s hand a San Diego Padres stamp has been added later.  A center fold in the check does not detract.    Matted and framed as shown with Blue and gold matt highlighting he photo, the check and the two black and gold informative plaques.  All mounted on blue fabric and framed in brown and gold “antique” frame, to an approximate overall size of 26x26x2 inches.    , individually numbered, lifetime guarantee of Authenticity.  Ready to Hang.