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Pete LaCock’s grand slam is old enough to run for President

September 3, 2010

Thirty-five years ago today, a legendary career ended in a ludicrous way. On September 3, 1975, Bob Gibson threw his last pitch, and Pete LaCock, Cub utility player and son of Hollywood Squares host Peter Marshall, hit it out of the park for an eventual game-winning grand slam.

I haven’t found a video of the fateful at-bat, and I’m not sure I’d want to view it anyway. Here, watch this instead:

Pete LaCock can’t do that.

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