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30/09/1972 Roberto Clemente records the 3,000th and final hit of his career

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MLB Now looks at the legacy of Roberto Clemente

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Roberto Clemente - Mini Biography

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Roberto Clemente Story

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What Roberto Clemente Meant to Baseball

Though he was frustrated and struggling with injuries, Clemente played in 102 games and hit .312 during the 1972 season. He also made the annual NL All-Star roster for the 12th time and won his 12th consecutive Gold Glove. Clemente hit a double in the 4th inning off Jon Matlack of the New York Mets at Three Rivers Stadium for his 3,000th hit.