Paul Waner becomes seventh member of the 3,000-hit club
The right fielder became just the seventh member of the 3,000 hit club on June 19, 1942. But he didn’t want to reach the milestone a moment too soon.
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Waner finished his career three years later with a .333 career batting average and 3,152 total hits in 20 seasons with four major league teams.
Janey Murray was digital content specialist at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum