PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Pirates took a moment to remember Vera Clemente.
Pirates alumni and the front office paused for a moment on Monday to remember the widow of Pirates’ legend Roberto Clemente.READ MORE: 12-Year-Old Girl From Pennsylvania Need 42 Stitches After Suspected Shark Attack In Maryland
Officials gathered around the statue of Roberto Clemente. New general manager Ben Cherington was in attendance.
Today, Pirates alumni joined front office staff as we paused for a moment to remember Vera Clemente. pic.twitter.com/8pmWBubdh4READ MORE: Penn State University Now Requiring Masks On All Campuses While Indoors
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Vera Clemente died at age 78 on Saturday.MORE NEWS: Community Leaders Offer Solutions To Curb Violent Crime In Pittsburgh
Vera Clemente was hospitalized in “delicate health” according to the Pirates on Nov. 1.