The road to MLB, the journey is the true reward
The path to the MLB is steep, narrow and almost always ends before a player is ready to hang up the cleats. For those that have devoted decades to the game…
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Anyone who has attended a LCS or WS in baseball has had the privilege of what is now a tradition; a military flyover timed so the plane(s) appear from the horizon and are over the venue as the National Anthem is ending. This Dodgers flyover 2018 was amazing! The HUGE transport jet slowed to nearly a standstill and the enormity of the jet swallowed the sunny so cal sky for a brief and memorable moment last October.
Roberto Clemente Walker (8/18/34-12/31/72) was a MLB right fielder & played 18 seasons for the Pittsburgh Pirates from 1955-1972. He was a National League, MVP once, All-Star 12 times, batting champion 4 times, & Gold Glove winner 12 times. In '72, Clemente got his 3,000th major league hit. On 3/30/73, the Baseball Writers' Assoc. voted to waive the waiting period for Clemente, due to the circumstances of his death (plane crash), & inducted him into the Hall of Fame.