REDS TO CELEBRATE 4,192
Tuesday, August 24, 2010
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REDS TO CELEBRATE HIT 4,192
25th Anniversary Of Pete Rose’s Milestone
CINCINNATI – Prior to their 7:10 p.m. game against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday, September 11 the Cincinnati Reds will recognize the 25th anniversary of Pete Rose’s 4,192nd career hit.
The celebration at Great American Ball Park will include an appearance by Rose and video highlights of the events surrounding one of Major League Baseball’s most historic moments.
Expected to attend the pre-game ceremonies are former teammates Tony Perez and Cesar Geronimo.
Pete and his family also will attend the afternoon game on Sunday, September 12.
At Riverfront Stadium on September 11, 1985 Rose singled to left center field off San Diego Padres pitcher Eric Show to pass Hall of Famer Ty Cobb and become Major League Baseball’s all-time hits leader.
The Cincinnati native finished his career with 4,256 hits over 24 seasons for the Reds, Phillies and Expos.