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Clem·ens(klĕm′ənz), Roger Born 1962.
American baseball pitcher who set (1986) a major-league record with 20 strikeouts in a single nine-inning game. He achieved this accomplishment again in 1996, and in 2004 he earned an unprecedented seventh Cy Young Award.
photographed c. 1907
Clemens, Samuel Langhorne Pen name Mark Twain (twān) 1835-1910.
American author who drew on his childhood along the Mississippi River to create masterpieces of humor and sarcasm, including Tom Sawyer (1876) and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884).
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(Biography) Samuel Langhorne (ˈlæŋˌhɔːn). See Twain
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Samuel Langhorne, ( “Mark Twain” ), 1835–1910, U.S. author and humorist.
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