Raines Sr. and Raines Jr. face off in Triple-A game for first ever father-son matchup
One Raines was listed as a designated hitter and the other a center fielder. But it was no misprint. The matchup between the two Triple-A International League teams pitted the rehabbing Tim Raines Sr. against his son, Tim Raines Jr., in the first known father-versus-son matchup in a regular season professional game.
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Raines Sr. closed out his 23-year big league career with the Florida Marlins in 2002 and was elected to the Hall of Fame in 2017.
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