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Hank Aaron

Hank Aaron

At Crosley Field on May 17, 1970, Braves’ outfielder Hank Aaron collects his 3,000th hit when he scratches an infield single off of Reds’ pitcher Wayne Simpson. ‘Hammering Hank’ becomes the ninth player in major league history, and the first with 500 home runs, to reach this milestone.

He is currently 3rd on the list with a total of 3,771 total in his career.

Here are the top 10 on the list:

Player Hits Average Date Team
Pete Rose 4,256 .303 May 5, 1978 Cincinnati Reds
Ty Cobb 4,191 .367 August 19, 1921 Detroit Tigers
Hank Aaron 3,771 .305 May 17, 1970 Atlanta Braves
Stan Musial 3,630 .331 May 13, 1958 St. Louis Cardinals
Tris Speaker 3,514 .345 May 17, 1925 Cleveland Indians
Derek Jeter 3,465 .310 July 9, 2011 New York Yankees
Honus Wagner 3,430 .329 June 9, 1914 Pittsburgh Pirates
Carl Yastrzemski 3,419 .285 September 12, 1979 Boston Red Sox
Paul Molitor 3,319 .306 September 16, 1996 Minnesota Twins
Eddie Collins 3,314 .333 June 3, 1925 Chicago White Sox
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