Vera Clemente, Widow of Roberto Clemente, Has Died

Jeff Oravitz
November 16, 2019 - 8:48 pm
Vera Clemente attends a Roberto Clemente Award press conference

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Vera Clemente, wife of the late Pittsburgh Pirates player Roberto Clemente, has died. The Pirates made the announcement on Twitter Saturday evening.

Earlier this month, the Pirates announced that she was hospitalized, in "delicate health."

Roberto Clemente died in 1972 after playing 18 seasons with the Pirates.