Carl Yastrzemski collects his 3,000th hit against Jim Beattie and Yankees

Sep 12, 1979 | 3000 Hit Club, Milestones

On September 12, 1979, future Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski of the Boston Red Sox collects his 3,000th hit against Jim Beattie during a 9-2 win over the rival New York Yankees. Yaz becomes the first American League player to reach 3,000 hits and 400 home runs.
Carl Yastrzemski Autographed Photograph - 16x20
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