made history on June 28, 2007, becoming the 27th member of the 3,000 Hit Club. The longtime Astros star reached the milestone on a night in which collected a total of five hits against the visiting Colorado Rockies. After singling in the third and fifth innings, Biggio notched hit #3,000 with a single in the seventh, but was thrown out at second trying to stretch it into a double. It marked the first time that a player reached the coveted mark of 3,000 hits on a play in which he was retired.
Craig Biggio's 3,000th Hit
Date: June 28, 2007 Location: Minute Maid Park, Houston
Club: Houston (NL) Opponent: Colorado (NL)
Pitcher: Aaron Cook Hit: Single
Total career hits: 3,060

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