On February 13 1954 –Roberto Clemente’s smash to straight-away center provides the margin of victory in Puerto Rico’s 1 – 0 victory over the Virgin Islands in game one of a three-game exhibition inter-island tourney. Clemente’s clout combines with Tellito Lopez’s 5-hit shutout to relegate Walter “Mahoo” James to the ranks of runner-up, although the latter does record 12 strikeouts en route to his hard-luck loss.

 

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