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Freddie Freeman tipping his hat to the crowd after his 2000th career hit. Freeman and six others have a realistic chance to join the 3000 Hit Club.
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Freddie Freeman and a Few Others Have a Realistic Chance at the 3000 Hit Club

These Players Have a Realistic Chance at the 3000 Hit Club Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Freddie Freeman notched his 2000th career hit with an eighth-inning double Sunday night against the Houston Astros. Naturally, this raises the question of whether he’ll reach the next major milestone — the 3000 Hit Club. The most recent addition […]

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Tris Speaker, Babe Ruth, and Ty Cobb pose together while holding bats in 1941. All three are among the 27 members in the .300/.400/.500 Club, an elite group whose members are almost all in the Hall of Fame.
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The .300/.400/.500 Club: A Hall of Fame Group You Probably Haven’t Heard Of

The .300/.400/.500 Club: An Elite Hall of Fame Hitting Group When it comes to the Baseball Hall of Fame, certain batting “clubs” have — barring disciplinary bans or PED ties — made for automatic induction, either by design or by circumstance. The trivia whizzes know them. 500 Home Runs. 3000 Hits. .300/.400/.500. Wait… .300/.400/.500? Yes, […]

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