2000 Fleer – “Club 3,000” – Steve Carlton

2000 Fleer – “Club 3,000” – Steve Carlton

Date of entry into “Club 3,000” – April 29, 1981

The Story – At home in Veteran’s Stadium, it took Steve Carlton just 134 minutes to dominate and beat the Montreal Expos.  In front of 30,142 die-hard Phillies fans, Steve Carlton joined the 3,000 Strikeouts Club.  On the day, Carlton threw a complete game en route to his 4th victory of the early season.  He struck out 9 batters in this effort.

Baseball History – Steve Carlton currently ranks in 4th place on the all-time strikeouts list with 4,136 K’s.  A dominant lefty for 24 major league seasons, Carlton reached the 200 strikeouts mark 8 times during his Hall of Fame career!

One response to “2000 Fleer – “Club 3,000” – Steve Carlton

  1. And still, I think, an under-appreciated player in the hobby. Cool looking card too. 🙂

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