On September 11, 1985, Pete Rose of the Cincinnati Reds became the career hit leader with his 4,192nd hit to break Ty Cobb's record. Rose lined a 2-1 pitch off San Diego pitcher Eric Show to left-center field for a single in the first inning. It was the 57th anniversary of Ty Cobb's last game in the majors.
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1985 Donruss Diamond Kings
Signed at Rose's restaurant.
Pete Rose had fourteen seasons in which be batted better than .300, collected more than two-hundred hits ten times, and won three batting titles!Pete Rose was elected to seventeen All Star clubs at five different positions - more positions than any other player in Major League history!