On This Day In Baseball History: September 11, 1985

Pete Rose

 

Cincinnati Reds first baseman Pete Rose collects career hit number 4,192 passing Ty Cobb for most all-time. Rose accomplished the feat in front of 47,237 home town fans at Riverfront Stadium. Eric Snow was the pitcher who gave up the record setting hit. Rose would finish his career the following year leaving the game as the all-time leader in games played; 3,562, plate appearances; 15,890, at-bats; 14,053, and hits which he would extend to 4,256.

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