September 19, 1897: Cap Anson's 3,000th hit?

Among more than two dozen men credited with at least 3,000 career…
Tris Speaker with the Cleveland Indians (NATIONAL BASEBALL HALL OF FAME LIBRARY)

May 17, 1925: Cleveland's Tris Speaker records 3,000th career hit

Tris Speaker was accustomed to flying around the basepaths. The…

May 13, 1958: Stan Musial delivers in the pinch for his 3,000th hit

Stan Musial didn’t expect to play when his St. Louis Cardinals…

May 17, 1970: Hammerin’ Hank Aaron collects 3,000th hit

Hank Aaron was tired and a bit on edge as he made his way to…

September 30, 1972: Roberto Clemente collects 3,000th career hit in final at-bat

As the 1972 season entered its last week, Pittsburgh’s 38-year-old…

August 13, 1979: Lou Brock collects his 3,000th hit

The Stolen Base King was in the twilight of his magnificent career.…

September 12, 1979: Carl Yastrzemski's 3,000th hit

The reigning two-time world champion Yankees were mired in fourth…

April 13, 1984: Pete Rose records his 4,000th major-league hit

As Pete Rose stood on second base, basking in the cheers of the…

September 9, 1992: Robin Yount collects 3,000th hit

On September 9, 1992, Robin Yount became the 17th player to join…
George Brett (TRADING CARD DB)

September 30, 1992: George Brett joins 3,000-hit club with four-hit performance

George Brett entered the 1992 season as an accomplished veteran…

June 30, 1995: Eddie Murray joins 3,000-hit club

It is one of the gold standards of major-league baseball: the…
Tony Gwynn's 3,000th hit (TRADING CARD DB)

August 6, 1999: Tony Gwynn reaches milestone with 3,000th career hit

On August 6, 1999, at Stade Olympique (Olympic Stadium) in Montréal,…

October 7, 2001: Rickey Henderson records 3,000th hit in Tony Gwynn's final game

Americans will always remember 2001 for the terrorist attacks…

June 28, 2007: Craig Biggio's 3,000th hit

The first half of the 2007 season was an indicator that two…

July 9, 2011: Derek Jeter homers at Yankee Stadium for 3,000th career hit

Derek Jeter entered the 2011 season 74 hits shy of becoming…