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Pete Rose of the Cincinnati Reds gets his 2,999 hit against pitcher... News Photo1970-1979,Archival,Baseball - Sport,Baseball Pitcher,Cincinnati,Cincinnati Reds,Cinergy Field,Color Image,Desire,Full Length,National League Baseball,Ohio,Pete Rose,Plateau,Reaching,Sport,USA,Vertical,Washington NationalsPhotographer Collection: Focus on Sport 1978 Focus on SportCINCINNATI, OH - MAY 5: Pete Rose #14 of the Cincinnati Reds gets his 2,999 hit against pitcher Steve Rogers of the Montreal Expos needing just one hit to reach that coveted 3000 plateau at Riverfront Stadium on May 5, 1978 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images)