Pete Rose of the Cincinnati Reds collects the 3,000th hit

May 5, 1978 | 3000 Hit Club, Milestones

On May 5, 1978, Pete Rose of the Cincinnati Reds collects the 3,000th hit of his career – a single to left field against Steve Rogers of the Montreal Expos. Rose becomes the 13th player in history to reach the milestone. Rose receives a five-minute standing ovation from the 37,823 fans at Riverfront Stadium.
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