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Last AL Pitcher to Get a Hit Before DH Rule

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Who was the last American League pitcher to get a hit before the designated hitter rule went into effect?

Trivia Question Answer

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Larry Gowell of the New York Yankees hit a double on October 4, 1972 making him the last American League pitcher to get a hit before the designated hitter rule went into effect in 1973.