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    1886 Jim O'Rourke Cabinet Photograph by Joseph Wood. The man who recorded the very first base hit in the history of the National League played professional baseball past the age of fifty, continuing on as a manager, umpire and minor league president after he finally hung up his spikes. A 1945 veterans committee inductee to the Baseball Hall of Fame, O'Rourke is likewise one of the most significant figures in the 19th century game.

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    April, 2009
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