On November 22, 1954, the Pittsburgh Pirates draft outfielder Roberto Clemente from the Triple-A roster of the Brooklyn Dodgers, where he was being hidden from the eyes of major league scouts. Although Clemente had hit only .257 for the Montreal Royals, he will become a Hall of Fame player with the Pirates.
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