Roberto Clemente And The ‘3,000 Hits Club’
Roberto Clemente joined the ‘3,000 Hits Club’ on September 30, 1972. The hit, a double, came off of Mets pitcher John Matlack and it came in his last at-bat of the 1972 baseball season.
Clemente was tragically killed in an airplane crash during the offseason. His career ended with 3,000 hits.