September 29, 1968: Pete Rose wins the batting title with a 1-3 day in a 3-0 win over the Giants before 27,464 at Crosley Field. With Matty Alou going hitless in Chicago, Rose won by a .335 to .332 margin. Jim Maloney pitched a two-hitter. The only SF hits were singles by Bobby Bonds in the 6th and Dave Marshall in the 7th.

All “Reds trivia” posts come from Greg Rhodes and John Snyder’s fabulous book, “Redleg Journal” (see link for purchasing) and are used with Greg’s permission.

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