Today in Sports History: April 13

By Jonah Sharf

On April 13, 1984, 21 years to the day from his first career hit, Pete Rose, then playing for the Montreal Expos, recorded his 4,000th career hit. This made Rose the second player in MLB history to record 4,000 hits after Ty Cobb. By the end of his career, Rose finished with 4,256 career hits, putting him ahead of Cobb. Rose was a 17-time All-Star, three-time World Series champion, one-time NL MVP, and one-time World Series MVP.

 

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