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(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.

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Samuel Clemens
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, 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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(ˈklɛm ənz)

Samuel Langhorne, ( “Mark Twain” ), 1835–1910, U.S. author and humorist.
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Roanoke Circuit Judge Chris Clemens sustained a demurrer and dismissed the woman's claims against JNO.
Clemens lived in the Hartford home from 1874 to 1891.
After Game 1 went to Nicholas 21-14, Clemens redoubled his efforts, pounding passes and ceilings into the deep left corner repeatedly.
Samuel Clemens stationed at the helm of his household: a proud father to three daughters, a husband to a lovely wife, and the begrudging provider for a host of cats and the occasional dog, all of whom managed to weasel their way into Clemens's good graces.
Clemens is no stranger to the kitchen or the Cook of the Week.
With the right team in place, Clemens made its strategic vision in Coldwater a reality.
Field and Clemens seem to have remained out of touch for several years, though in March 1881 Field persuaded Olivia Clemens to join the Co-operative Dress Association, of which she was president (Kate Field: Selected Letters 160, 166).
21-24 poll finds 45% of baseball fans saying they have a favorable opinion of Clemens and 37% an unfavorable opinion.
By Kat O'Brien HOUSTON--Roger Clemens fired back at the allegations of steroid use against him, denying ever using any type of performance-enhancing drugs in an interview with Mike Wallace that aired on "60 Minutes" Sunday night.Clemens said of the Mitchell Report allegations by his former trainer, Brian McNamee, who had said he injected Clemens with steroids: "It never happened.
Clemens, president of American Commercial Inc., earned the Gulf Coast Trenchless Association and Underground Construction magazine's 2007 Most Valuable Professional award.