Pete Rose breaks Stan Musial's National League Hit Record
Veteran's Stadium, August 10, 1981

PHOTOGRAPHY © roger barone 1981

musial and pete rose junior
Stan Musial prepares to autograph a baseball bat for Pete
Rose Jr. moments after a photo session with his father.

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Stan Musial autographs a bat for Pete Rose Jr. during pre-
game ceremonies
. Musial attended the game in honor of Pete
Rose's pursuit of the National League hit record.

rose and musial
Stan Musial (left) and Pete Rose pose for phtotographers before the
Phillies game with the St. Louis Cardinals at Veterans Stadium. This
was the last game before a players' strike disrupted the season.

record breaking hit
Pete Rose breajks Sttan Musial's National League hit record as St. Louis Cardinals
catcher, Gene Tenace, and umpire look on. © roger barone/photosfromphilly 1981

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St. Louis Cardinals catcher Gene Tenace watches as Pete Rose
crosses home plate

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Pete Rose receives a congratulatory call from President Reagan after
breaking Stan Musial's National League hit record at Philadelphia's
Veterans Stadium.