2000 Fleer – “Club 3,000″ – George Brett
Date of entry into “Club 3,000” – September 30, 1992
The Story – With the clock ticking towards the end of the 1992 baseball season, George Brett’s march towards 3,000 career hits was coming down to the final week of the baseball season.
On the road in Anaheim, Brett and his Royals’ teammates were being hosted by just over 17,000 Angels fans. In true All-star form, Brett went 4-for-5 on the day collecting 1 double, 3 singles, and hit #3,000 in the process.
Baseball History – George Brett retired after playing in 21 big league seasons. He collected 3,154 total hits – good for 15th place on the all-time list.