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Well, the first DH in World Series to enter the batter's box to bat was Dan Driessen of the Cincinnati Reds in the bottom of the 1st inning of Game 1 of the 1976 World Series against the New York Yankees. But before he could complete his at bat Tony Perez, who was on first base, was caught stealing for the final out of the inning.

The Yankees' DH, Lou Piniella, was the first batter in the top of the 2nd inning. He doubled to right field.

So, the first DH to take a pitch in the World Series was Dan Driessen. The first DH to complete a plate appearance in the World Series was Lou Piniella.

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