Baseball’s Last Hero: 21 Clemente Stories (2013)

Baseball’s Last Hero: 21 Clemente Stories (2013)
Run time: 95 min
Rating: 0.0
Genres: Drama
Director: Richard Rossi
Stars: Jamie Nieto, Marilinda Rivera, Isaac Bar-Jonah
Trivia: ‘Baseball’s Last Hero: 21 Clemente Stories’ blends baseball with a redemptive story of sacrifice. In the words of the Gospel of John, “Greater love has no man than this, that he lay down … See full summary »
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‘Baseball’s Last Hero: 21 Clemente Stories’ blends baseball with a redemptive story of sacrifice. In the words of the Gospel of John, “Greater love has no man than this, that he lay down his life for his friends…” These words from scripture inspire Puerto Rican baseball superstar Roberto Clemente to make a difference, to die giving. The film traces the life of the greatest right fielder of all time, as he faces and overcomes the racist reporters of the Pittsburgh Press and struggles to prove his talents despite the baseball writers conspiring to cheat him out of his due recognition. Baseball’s Last Hero is a love story at his core. Roberto meets the love of his life, Vera, and they create a family, a safe haven for Roberto who is plagued by nightmares and a growing sense he will die young. Roberto’s love for the poor compels him on a mission of mercy. On New Year’s Eve 1972, following eighteen magnificent seasons in the major leagues, Roberto Clemente dies a hero’s death, killed in … Written by Richard Rossi Writer-Director
Plot Keywords: baseball, pittsburgh pirates
Details:
Country: USA
Release Date: 31 December 2013 (USA)
Box Office
Budget: $1,000,000 (estimated)

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