View of PNC Park from the Roberto Clemente Bridge The view into PNC Park from the Roberto Clemente Bridge, which spans the Allegheny River between the park and downtown Pittsburgh. 12 of 12 PreviousNext
Roberto Clemente State ParkThe park opened in 1973 as the Harlem River Park and was renamed after Clemente, the first Latino-American inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. The annual Roberto Clemente Week celebrates the famed baseball player's life with a series of special events at the park.
From our Smithsonian Education partners: This website is designed to provide activities that encourage middle school-aged students to explore the life of famed baseball player and humanitarian Roberto Clemente. Students experience history, visual arts, drama, and language arts through exercises that spark their own creativity and curiosity. Further, lessons are included that celebrate the rich culture of Puerto Rico.