The 3,000 Hit Club: Stories of Baseball's Greatest Hitters

The 3,000 Hit Club: Stories of Baseball's Greatest Hitters

by Fred McMane, Stuart Shea

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Overview

Meet the members of the most exclusive club in Major League Baseball. There is no award, there are no ceremonies, but nothing can compare to the pride and glory felt by a player as he hits that miracle milestone: 3,000. Since Cap Anson first reached the mark in 1897, only twenty-eight baseball players have ever heard the crack of ball and bat over 2,999 times; this newly updated edition of The 3,000 Hit Club captures the unique stories and career highlights of each one. 
In this distinctive collection of history and stats, veteran sportswriter Fred McMane takes readers onto the field and up to the plate with baseball’s greatest players. From Pete Rose and Willie Mays to Ricky Henderson and Derek Jeter, The 3,000 Hit Club has it all.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781613213018
Publisher: Sports Publishing LLC
Publication date: 05/01/2012
Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 228
Sales rank: 201,169
File size: 4 MB
Age Range: 12 - 18 Years

About the Author

Fred McMane has been covering American and international sports for over two decades. In addition to authoring over a dozen sports books, his writing has appeared in numerous publications,
including Sports Illustrated, and in wire accounts for United Press
International. He lives in Milburn, New Jersey.

Stuart Shea is a freelance writer specializing in sports and music. He is the author of Wrigley Field: An Unauthorized Biography. When he’s not busy discovering new music, he can be found co-running Bard-ball.com, the Internet’s top site for baseball poetry.

Table of Contents

Pete Rose 2

Ty Cobb 10

Hank Aaron 20

Stan Musial 28

Tris Speaker 36

Cap Anson 45

Honus Wagner 53

Carl Yastrzemski 61

Paul Molitor 69

Eddie Collins 76

Willie Mays 84

Eddie Murray 92

Nap Lajoie 100

Cal Ripken Jr 109

George Brett 117

Paul Waner 125

Robin Yount 133

Tony Gwynn 141

Dave Winfield 149

Derek Jeter 157

Craig Biggio 160

Rickey Henderson 163

Rod Carew 166

Lou Brock 174

Rafael Palmeiro 182

Wade Boggs 185

Al Kaline 193

Roberto Clemente 201

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