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First Roberto Clemente Award

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When was the Roberto Clemente Award first awarded and who was the first winner of the award?

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Major League Baseball’s Roberto Clemente Award “is given annually to a player who demonstrates the values Clemente displayed in his commitment to community and understanding the value of helping others.” Each team nominates a team member for the award. The winner is selected from the 30 team nominees during the World Series. The Roberto Clemente award was first given in 1971 to Willie Mays of the San Francisco Giants.