Almost Cooperstown

Ep 23 - The 3,000 hit club ain't what it used to be

October 29, 2020 Gordon Kolier & Mark Kolier Season 1 Episode 23
Almost Cooperstown
Ep 23 - The 3,000 hit club ain't what it used to be
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Almost Cooperstown
Ep 23 - The 3,000 hit club ain't what it used to be
Oct 29, 2020 Season 1 Episode 23
Gordon Kolier & Mark Kolier

There was even a movie about it - Mr. 3000 with Bernie Mac.  Yes he actually swung a bat.  3,000  career base hits has been am almost guaranteed ticket to Cooperstown.  The only players that have 3,000 hits and are not in the Baseball Hall of Fame are either active, too recently retired or they have been associated with gambling or performance enhancing substances.  We talk about 3,000 career hits being more difficult to achieve as the game has changed and that 2,800 hits might be enough for induction - barring extenuating circumstances of course.  

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There was even a movie about it - Mr. 3000 with Bernie Mac.  Yes he actually swung a bat.  3,000  career base hits has been am almost guaranteed ticket to Cooperstown.  The only players that have 3,000 hits and are not in the Baseball Hall of Fame are either active, too recently retired or they have been associated with gambling or performance enhancing substances.  We talk about 3,000 career hits being more difficult to achieve as the game has changed and that 2,800 hits might be enough for induction - barring extenuating circumstances of course.