This Day In History: 2000-04-06

April 6, 1973: The new designated hitter rule makes its major league debut at Fenway Park and the American League as the Red Sox defeat the Yankees 15-5; Yankees’ Ron Bloomberg earns his place in the record books when he bats as the DH in the first inning, while the first Red Sox DH, Orlando Cepeda goes 0-6 for the day.

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