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June 26, 1960 Rookie Santo delivers in his MLB Debut.

Written By Bruce Weirauch,

June 26, 1960- With the help of Chicago Cubs Rookie Ron Santo, making his major league debut, the Cubs sweep a doubleheader from first-place Pittsburgh Pirates, 7-5 and 7-6. The rookie third baseman, who went on to have a Hall of Fame caliber career will be elected into the National Baseball Hall of Fame posthumously by the Major League Baseball Veterans Committee in 2012, goes 3-for-7, driving in five runs during the twin bill at Forbes Field.

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