Wednesday, November 6, 2013

1978 Topps Baseball #5 - Pete Rose '77 Record Breaker


  • At this point in his career Pete was featured on record breaker cards often. My quick perusal of the cards shows Rose on record breaker cards in 1979, 1981, 1985, and 1986.
  • Since Rose is the all-time hit leader, he is also the all-time hit leader for switch hitters. The likelihood of anyone breaking this record is very minuscule. Here is a Sporcle game in which the player tries to guess the top ten all-time hit leaders for switch hitters. I didn't do very well.