After Miguel Cabrera, Which Players are Close to Joining the 3,000th Hit Club? Who Will Likely Get Their 3,000th Hit Soon?
Hello Everyone! Welcome to Sports Teller! Today, we will be going over the List of Active MLB Players Close to 3,000 Career Hits. In fact, we will be showcasing the majority of the members from the prestigious 3,000th Hit Club. Without further adieu, let’s begin!
List of Active MLB Players Close to 3,000 Career Hits
Which Baseball Hitters are Members of the 3,000th Hit Club (32 Players on the List)
With Miguel Cabrera (Tigers) joining the 3,000th Hit Club recently, which players are next in line to collect their 3,000th career hits? Before we can get into the active players who could be next to join the 3,000th Hit Club, let’s name some of the players who are already in that club! In August 1999, Devil Rays INF Wade Boggs became the first player to earn his 3,000th hit by home run. In July 2011, Yankees Shortstop and recent member of the Baseball Hall of Fame Derek Jeter homered to collect his 3,000th career big league hit.
There are Baseball Hall of Famers who are members of the 3,000th Hit Club. Those players are the following: Pete Rose, Ty Cobb, Willie Mays, Carl Yastrzemski, Cal Ripken Jr, Tony Gwynn, Ichiro Suzuki, Stan Musial, Alex Rodriguez, George Brett, Robin Yount, Paul Molitor, Honus Wagner, Roberto Clemente, Rafael Palmeiro, Rod Carew, Rickey Henderson, Dave Winfield, Lou Brock, Al Kaline, and Craig Biggio.
Who Will be the Next Active MLB Player to Collect His 3,000th Career Hit?
Now that you know which baseball legends collected 3,000 or more hits in their lifetime, we can discuss which active players are in line to become the 33rd member of the 3,000th Hit Club. For the list of active players who are on the verge of 3,000 career hits, please refer to the information below!
Stats as of Wednesday, July 6, 2022
- Robinson Cano (Padres)-2,635 Career Hits
- Yadier Molina (Cardinals)-2,141 Career Hits
- Joey Votto (Reds)-2,072 Career Hits
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