The 3,000 Hit Club: Stories of Baseball's Greatest Hitters [NOOK Book]

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. 

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

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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.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781613213018
  • Publisher: Sports Publishing LLC
  • Publication date: 5/1/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 228
  • Sales rank: 847,232
  • File size: 5 MB

Meet 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.

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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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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 23, 2012

    If you're not a baseball fan...

    This isn't the book for you if you aren't into baseball. The writing was pretty good though.

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted June 23, 2014

    I farted

    Farting rules

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 11, 2012

    Writing Club

    This result is used for prologues and first chapters!

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    Posted July 23, 2012

    Have not read it yet

    Have not read it yet

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 23, 2012

    5stars

    This is a good book because I like baseball

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