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November 22, 1954 > The Pittsburgh Pirates draft outfielder Roberto Clemente from the Triple-A roster of the Brooklyn Dodgers. Although Clemente hit only .257 in sporadic playing time with the Montreal Royals, he will immediately move into the Pirates' starting lineup on his way toward forging a Hall of Fame career.