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:
|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|