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Torii Hunter Wrong on Race, Not Problems

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Roberto Clemente Jr. likes and respects Angels outfielder Torii Hunter, noting the numerous times Hunter has been a nominee for the Roberto Clemente humanitarian award, named for his father, the Pittsburgh Pirates Hall of Famer who died in a 1972 plane crash. Clemente and Hunter also have worked in Major League Baseball's RBI program, which is trying to revive baseball in inner-city America.

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