The award recongizes those who best represent the game of baseball on and off the field.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Pirates’ infielder Josh Bell is the team’s 2020 nominee for the Roberto Clemente Award.

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The award is considered the MLB’s most prestigious award.

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The Roberto Clemente Award acknowledges the player who best represents the sport through extraordinary character, community involvement, philanthropy, and positive contributions on and off the field.

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Andrew McCutchen was the last Pirates player to win the Roberto Clemente Award, winning in 2015.