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Roberto Clemente

Jon Matlack and his son Danny are Talkin’ 21

  • September 30, 2021

It was the bottom of the fourth inning. The Pittsburgh Pirates were facing off against the New York Mets. Robert Clemente steps up to the plate, eager to avenge the first-inning strikeout at the hands of All-Star pitcher Jon Matlack.

Without hesitation, “The Great One” slapped the first pitch of the at-bat for a double. It would be a historic moment. Clemente’s final hit of his career. His 3,000th hit.

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Hear the conversation with Jon and his son, Danny Matlack, on their special bond with baseball and the historic 3,000th hit.

About Talkin’ 21

Welcome to the Talkin’ 21 Podcast. Every week, we discuss, delve into, and deliver fascinating first-person stories from guests who are connected to the late Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Roberto Clemente Walker.

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