- ... that not one single player in the National Baseball Hall of Fame has even been selected with 100% of the possible ballots?
- ... that rookie hurler Larry Gowell hit a double off of pitcher Jim Lonborg for his first and only Major League hit and the last by a pitcher in a regular season American League game before the start of the designated hitter rule?
- ... that Ron Blomberg became the first official designated hitter in Major League Baseball history when he came to the plate moments before Orlando Cepeda did?
- ... that Tom Seaver became the first pitcher to hurl more than two-hundred strikeouts during eight consecutive seasons that happened during the Expansion Era?
- ... that through the 2005 regular season, and since 1876, there have been a total of sixteen-thousand two-hundred nineteen major league baseball players who have made their major league debuts?
- ... that Don Larsen is the only pitcher to pitch a perfect game in the World Series?
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