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Clise Dudley 1st MLB pitch HR...
Item # 567016
April 28, 1929
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, April 28, 1929
* Clise Dudley hits home run on 1st pitch (career)
* Brooklyn Robins
* MLB Baseball
This 80+ page newspaper has a banner headline on page 5 of the sport's section (near back): "Robins Are Beaten by Phillies, 8 to 3, and Drop to Last Place in League Standing" with subheads that include: "Klein and Dudley Collect Hits for Circuit" "Dudley Hits Home Run" and more with box scores. (see)
Tells of Clise Dudley hitting a home run on his very 1st at bat in MLB on the very 1st pitch. He was the 1st player in Major League Baseball history to do this.
Other news of the day throughout. Rag edition in great condition.
wikipedia notes: Elzie Clise Dudley (born August 8, 1903 in Graham, North Carolina, died January 12, 1989 in Moncks Corner, South Carolina) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball. He pitched from 1929-1933. He attended the University of South Carolina.
Category: The 20th Century