I'm surprised this didn't already get a mention here. Yesterday, Tony Gwynn Jr collected his first big league hit, a double. 24 years ago to the day, his father collected HIS first hit, also a double.
from ESPN.com's game story:
Tony Gwynn Jr. had a pinch-hit double in the Milwaukee ninth for his first major league hit. His father's first major league hit -- also a double -- came exactly 24 years earlier to the day, on July 19, 1982, for the Padres.
The younger Gwynn received a standing ovation when his accomplishment was announced between innings.
"He hit a double, too," said the rookie outfielder, who was told before the game that it was the anniversary of his dad's first hit.
Aramis Ramirez is starting, Ensberg is the backup. Ensberg should have been on the team anyway. Edit: So Rolen's abomination of a first half this year outweighs Ramirez's more consistent second half/first half and Ensberg's smoking first half?