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In the spirit of Clemente Team Puerto Rico wins 2012 Senior League Softball Championship

In the spirit of Clemente Team Puerto Rico wins 2012 Senior League Softball Championship

By Ismael Nunez

On August 18th Hall of Famer Roberto Clemente was born.

This month his spirit was with Team Puerto Rico as they won the Senior League Softball Championship defeating Team Delaware in their own backyard by the score of 6-4.

The flag of Puerto Rico was put together by women, top entertainers, poets/writers are of Puerto Rican descent, to add women have played a major role in the struggle of Puerto Rican Independence!

To add: There are currently three Puerto Rican in the Baseball Hall of Fame: Roberto Clemente, Orlando Cepeda, Roberto Alomar! With this victory Baseball is still alive and well on the island/nation.  PALANTE/ARRIBA!! Congrats!

Photo Courtesy Little League

Ismael Nunez is a Latin Corespondent for Baseball de World.

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About Eric Bynum
Eric Bynum is Managing Editor here at BaseballdeWorld. He spent three years as an ESL teacher in South Korea, and is now working on his master's degree in history with a focus on baseball and WWII. He has played and/or written about baseball for the past 30 years and is an avid Atlanta Braves fan.

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