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St. Louis, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

3,000 Hits

May 13, 1958

 

— Greatest Moments —

 
3,000 Hits Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Jason Voigt, June 17, 2020
1. 3,000 Hits Marker
Inscription.  Stan Musial collected his 3,000th hit off Chicago Cubs pitcher Moe Drabowsky with a pinch-hit RBI double into the left field corner at Wrigley field. The Cardinals went on to win 5-3.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Sports. In addition, it is included in the Missouri, St. Louis Cardinals Greatest Moments series list. A significant historical date for this entry is May 13, 1958.
 
Location. 38° 37.41′ N, 90° 11.638′ W. Marker is in St. Louis, Missouri. Marker is on South 8th Street south of Clark Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 700 Clark Avenue, Saint Louis MO 63102, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Musial Ends Marathon (here, next to this marker); 4 Great Swings (here, next to this marker); Model of Consistency (here, next to this marker); Five for Musial (here, next to this marker); Boyer's Grand Slam (here, next to this marker); Alston Breaks Barrier (a few steps from this marker); Red Rips a Winner (a few steps from this marker); Ted Simmons (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in St. Louis.
 
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 3,000 Hit Club on Wikipedia. As of late-January 2021, 32 players in Major League Baseball history have had at least 3,000 hits during their playing career. (Stan Musial was the 7th player to achieve this feat; Lou Brock would be the next Cardinal to do this) (Submitted on January 29, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.) 
 
Additional keywords. baseball, Major League Baseball
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 3, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 105 times since then and 9 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on January 28, 2021, by Jason Voigt of Glen Carbon, Illinois.

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May. 26, 2022