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Chicago Cubs closer David Robertson, 37, fulfills dream by hitting in a major-league game for the 1st time

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

David Robertson waited 14 years for this moment.
The Chicago Cubs' 37-year-old closer had been itching to step into the batter's box just once during his major-league career. His time finally arrived Wednesday night at PNC Park in the Cubs' 14-5 blowout win against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Robertson had not taken an official at-bat since high school as a shortstop and pitcher in Tuscaloosa, Ala., a stretch that included 787 pitching appearances in professional baseball dating to when the New York Yankees drafted him out of the University of Alabama in 2006.
But Robertson held out hope that...
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Chicago Cubs closer David Robertson, 37, fulfills dream by hitting in a major-league game for the 1st time

1 month ago   |   By Chicago Tribune

Chicago Cubs closer David Robertson fulfilled his big-league dream, getting to hit for the first time in his professional baseball career Wednesday.
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