1958 HEADLINE: Stan Musial Joins The ‘3,000 Hits Club’!!!!
On this day in 1958, Cardinals’ superstar Stan Musial collected the 3,000th hit of his major league career.
A dynamic offensive player, Musial is one of the greatest hitters in baseball history. Playing in the big leagues for 22 seasons, all with the Cardinals, Musial collected 3,630 hits during his playing days. Averaging, 165 hits per year, Musial eclipsed the 200-hit mark on six different occasions.
Currently ranked in 4th place on the all-time hits list, Musial is in a spot that should remain his for quite some time.
Happy Anniversary Mr. Musial!!!