Clemente broke with the Pirates in 1955 and was killed in a plane crash at the end of 1972. He was travelling to Nicaragua to deliver supplies for the victims of a terrible earthquake.
Clemente won 3 batting titles and left the game with 3,000 hits and a .317 career average,
On this day in 1956, Clemente hit the only walk off inside-the-park grand slam in the history of Major League Baseball.
According to news reports, the fans at Forbes Field went crazy. No one had ever seen this before or since.
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