August 6, 1973
The Baseball Hall of Fame waives its five-year waiting period and posthumously inducts Roberto Clemente into the Hall. Clemente, who was killed in a plane crash in the off-season while attempting to deliver supplies to earthquake victimes in Nicaragua, is the first Latin-born inductee.
Also inducted were Warren Spahn, George Kelly, Mickey Welch, Billy Evans and Monte Irvin.

August 6, 1973

The Baseball Hall of Fame waives its five-year waiting period and posthumously inducts Roberto Clemente into the Hall. Clemente, who was killed in a plane crash in the off-season while attempting to deliver supplies to earthquake victimes in Nicaragua, is the first Latin-born inductee.

Also inducted were Warren Spahn, George Kelly, Mickey Welch, Billy Evans and Monte Irvin.