This day in baseball: Rose-y beginnings

In his debut as a Cincinnati Red, rookie Pete Rose went 2-for-2 in an exhibition game against the Chicago White Sox on March 10, 1963.  That spring, Rose went on to become the Opening Day second baseman and was name the National League’s Rookie of the Year at the end of the season.

Pete Rose with the Cincinnati Reds walking out onto the field during a game against the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1970s (Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic)

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