22 seasons, 1994-presentA-Rod got his 3,000th career hit in A-Rod fashion -- via…
16 seasons (2001-current)The Marlins outfielder hit a triple to rightfield off of Colorado Rockies pitcher Chris Rusin that carried just beyond the reach of Gerardo Parra for his 3,000th career big-league hit. Ichiro is just the second player ever to hit a triple for his 3,000th hit -- Paul Molitor is the other. The 42-year-old recorded 1,278 hits in nine seasons in Japan before joining the Seattle Mariners in 2001, when he won the American League Rookie of the Year and MVP.
Sadaharu Oh (Yomiuri Giants)
20 seasons, 1995-2014 added another chapter to his illustrious career by homering at Yankee Stadium to join the 3,000-hits club. The Yankees' captain was the first Bronx Bomber to join the exclusive list. Jeter also joined two other exclusive groups among those players that have 3,000 hits, becoming just the second player to reach the milestone via home run (Wade Boggs was the other), and the 11th player to reach the milestone with just one team.
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20 seasons, 1986-2005Better known as a slugger than a pure hitter, Palmeiro nonetheless reached 3,000 hits in July 2005. Just two weeks later, he tested positive for an anabolic steroid. He is the only eligible member of the 3,000 hits club not to be elected to Cooperstown. He received 11 percent of the vote in his first year on the ballot.
21 seasons, 1977-97Eddie Murray was one of the game's best players during his 12 years in Baltimore and thereafter maintained a steady output as his career took him to the Dodgers, Mets, Indians and Angels. A switch hitter with power, Murray hit home runs from both sides of the plate in the same game 11 times in his career, an MLB record. He is one of four players with 500 career home runs and 3,000 hits.