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FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY
»May 24, 1972: California P Don Rose homers in his first ML at bat, and earns a 6–5 victory over the A's and Vida Blue, who is making his first appearance of the season for Oakland. For Rose, it will be his only ML home run, as well as his only win.
»June 4, 2000:
At Shea, the Devil Rays defeat the Mets, 15-5. SS Felix Martinez and P Esteban Yan hit their 1st career home runs on consecutive pitches from Bobby Jones in the 2nd inning. Yan's home run is on the 1st pitch he sees in his 1st major league AB. He's the 77th MLer to hit a home run on his 1st at bat, and just the 4th AL pitcher. The last AL pitcher was California's Don Rose, in 1972.