Outgoing US President Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday with hundreds of names, including baseball legend Roberto Clemente, to be commemorated with a statue at the “National Garden of American Heroes.”
“Each individual has been chosen for facing the American spirit of daring and defiance, excellence, loyalty and love. Astonishing the world by the sheer power of their example, each of them has contributed in an indispensable way to the noble history of the United States, whose best chapters are yet to come, ”reads the executive order.
Among the 244 commemorated are Walt Disney, Christopher Columbus, Steve Jobs and Kobe Bryant.
Read here the executive order.