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Dave Van Gorder’s Debut & First Hit

  • 1982
  • Debuts & Firsts

Dave Van Gorder makes his debut & gets first hit

Giants 4, Reds 3 in Cincinnati

June 15, 1982: Dave Van Gorder made his MLB debut and got his first career hit against the Giants at Riverfront Stadium. He made his first career start behind the plate with Tom Seaver pitching and he went 1-3.

1st AB B3, flyball to RF off Bill Laskey

1st hit B7, single to CF off Bill Laskey. 

He ended his career with 89 hits.