Entering the game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and Chicago Cubs at second base, Gift Ngoepe made baseball history on Wednesday with his debut in the big leagues. By playing in the big leagues the South African became the first player from Africa to reach Major League Baseball. He also recorded his first Major League hit with a single, going 1-for-2. He was called up for Wednesday’s game.
Apr '17 27
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