On this date:
Reds vs Expos.....May 5, 1978 at Riverfront Stadium.
Pete Rose collects his 3,000th hit. Boxscore
Rose entered the game sitting on 2,998 hits:
I was at the game with my dad. We sat in the blue seats behind the Expos dugout.
1st inning: Rose reached on an error by Montreal LF Warren Cromartie
3rd inning: Rose singled, 2,999
5th inning: Rose singled to left field, 3,000
From YouTube: Tom Newbold video of Pete Rose's 3,000th Hit on May 5, 1978.
Shot with a Super 8 camera and film on location at Riverfront Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio. It was originally a silent soundtrack and was transferred to digital.
Radio call: Marty and Joe
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The Reds gave away this poster to commemorate Pete's 3,000th hit.