It was 30 years ago today (August 10, 1981) Pete Rose broke Stan Musial's National League hit record.
It was the first game after the players return from a seven-week strike. When the season was suspended in mid-June , Pete Rose was in the midst of a 15-game hitting streak and led the NL with 73 hits. When play resumed a capacity crowd at Veterans Stadium in Philadelphia waited until the eighth inning to see Rose lead off with a single between third base and shortstop off of Cardinals reliever Mark Littel. The game was halted as the crowd delivered a standing ovation and Stan the Man went out to first base to offer his congratulations. The Phillies lost the game 7-3.
After the game, President Ronald Reagan wanted to call Pete...
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