Home Run First of its Kind in 50 Years [VIDEO]
Ok, I know lead off home runs happen everyday in the MLB. Even fewer are the number of lead off lead off home runs that happen on the very first pitch of these game. This home run meets both the criteria. So, what makes it so special? How about the fact that it was the one and only run through 236 pitches and nine innings of baseball. The only other time this has happened was 50 years ago when the Cincinnati Reds beat the Mets 1-0 in the second game of a double header, the hitter in that game? A man some know as “Charlie Hustle”, others may know him as the “The Hit King”, but everyone knows him as Pete Rose.
[Source: Yahoo! News]