Back in Time: August 17

Pete Rose
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Pete Rose


Pinch-hitting in the eighth inning of a 9-5 loss to the Padres, Pete Rose makes his final major league appearance. The Reds player-manager, who ended his 24-year career with a .303 batting average, was struck out by future Hall of Famer Goose Gossage.

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