PA House establishes Roberto Clemente Day

Adopts resolution commemorating baseball legend, humanitarian

HARRISBURG, June 28 – Family members of Roberto Clemente joined legislators at the Capitol yesterday as the Pennsylvania House of Representatives adopted a resolution recognizing Sept. 15 as Roberto Clemente Day in the state, announced one of the resolution’s authors, state Rep. Nick Pisciottano.

“In addition to his legendary career in baseball, Roberto Clemente was also a dedicated humanitarian and a shining example of what a human being should strive to be,” said Pisciottano. “I was grateful to welcome members of his family to Harrisburg as we adopted a resolution to honor his legacy and recognize September 15 as Roberto Clemente Day in Pennsylvania.”

Photos from yesterday are available here.