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Pete Rose very MLB 1st hit in 1963...

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April 14, 1963

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 14, 1963 

* Pete Rose 1st ever hit 
* Cincinnati Reds - MLB Baseball

This 100+ page newspaper has various baseball reports in the sport's section with a two headline on the front page of the sport's section (inside): "Pirates Overcome Reds, 12 to 4; Friend Victor Despite 4 Balks" First report coverage on the game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and Cincinnati Reds in which Pete Rose made his very first MLB hit with text:"...a triple by Pete Rose, the rookie second baseman of the Reds..." (see)
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Light toning and minor wear at the margins, generally very nice.

wikipedia notes: Rose made the club, and made his major league debut on April 8, 1963 (Opening Day) against the Pittsburgh Pirates and drew a walk. After going 0-for-11, Rose got his first Major League hit on April 13, a triple off Pittsburgh's Bob Friend. He hit .273 for the year and won the National League Rookie of the Year Award, collecting 17 of 20 votes.

Category: The 20th Century

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