Roberto Clemente gets his 3,000th -- and last -- hit, a double off the Mets' Jon Matlack in the Pirates' 5-0 victory in Pittsburgh. Clemente is the 11th player to get 3,000 hits.
Roberto Clemente dies in an airplane crash while carrying relief supplies to victims of the Nicaragua earthquake. He was 38.
Roberto Clemente won four batting titles and 12 Gold Gloves before he died in an airplane crash while attempting to deliver supplies to victims of an earthquake. SportsCentury: Roberto Clemente airs Thursday at 4 pm ET.