Wade Boggs is the only player to hit a home run for his 3000th hit and Paul Molitor is the only player to hit a triple for his 3000th.
Hit a double off Jon Matlack of the New York Mets for his 3000th hit
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Rose got his 3000th hit on May 5, 1978 off of Montreal pitcher Steve Rogers.
* His 3000th After getting his 3000th hit on the last day of the 1972 season, Roberto Clemente died in a plane crash 3 months later.
Wade Boggs's 3,000th hit was a home run.
Dan Smith of the Montreal Expos.Gwynn singled off of Smith in the 1st inning of the game between the Expos and Padres played on August 6, 1999 for his 3000th base hit.
1972. Roberto Clemente's 3000th base hit, a double, came off of New York Mets pitcher Jon Matlack in the 4th inning of the game played September 30, 1972.
The first in MLB was Hank Aaron who got his 3000th base hit on May 17, 1970. He had 569 career home runs when he got his 3000th. Willie Mays quickly followed suit, getting his 3000th base hit on July 18, 1970. He had 620 home runs when he got his 3000th. Through the 2009 season, Eddie Murray and Rafael Palmeiro are the only two players besides Aaron and Mays to be in the 500 HR/3000 hit club.
I presume you're referring to the fact that he hit his 3000th hit in that season.
The fan who caught Derek Jeter's 3,000th hit was Christian Lopez.