8 of 30 Baseball Players Nominated for Roberto Clemente Award are Latino

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St. Louis Cardinals outfielder, Carlos Beltran, is just one of the eight Latinos up for the Roberto Clemente Award this year.

According to NBC Latino, the award is given annually to the MLB player who "demonstrates the values Clemente displayed in his commitment to community and understanding the value of helping others." One winner is selected out of the 30 nominees and announced during the World Series.

In addition to Beltran, the Latino baseball player nominees up for the 2013 Roberto Clemente Award are:

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