Pete Rose of the Cincinnati Reds slides head first, feet in the air, as he races the ball for third base with a seventh inning triple at Shea Stadium in New York, Friday, August 13, 1976. New York Mets third baseman Roy Staiger, (right) awaits the late throw from rightfielder Mike Vail. (AP Photo/Ray Stubblebine)
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