Pirates' Clemente makes all-time Gold Glove team
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DENVER -- Roberto Clemente was the only member of the Pirates to make the all-time Rawlings Gold Glove team announced today, joining Willie Mays and Ken Griffey Jr. in the outfield.
Clemente took 21 percent of the votes -- close to 1 million cast by fans at national sporting goods stores and online -- and finished just behind Mays (23 percent), with those two well above the pack. Griffey had 9 percent.
Bill Mazeroski, the only other Pirates representative on the ballot, finished fourth among second basemen with 19 percent of the vote behind the winner Joe Morgan (27 percent), Roberto Alomar (22 percent) and Ryne Sandberg (21 percent).
The rest of the team had pitcher Greg Maddux, catcher Johnny Bench, first baseman Wes Parker, shortstop Ozzie Smith and third baseman Brooks Robinson.
First Published August 22, 2007 4:18 pm