| reached the 3,000-hit plateau by singling against his former club, the
Minnesota Twins, on August 4, 1985. Carew shared headlines that day with White Sox hurler
Tom Seaver, who pitched his 300th victory, defeating the Yankees 4-1. Carew was both the
first member of the 3,000-Hit Club to join as a member of an expansion team (the
California Angels) and the first member born in a foreign country (Panama).
Over seven years would pass before the 3,000-Hit Club would admit another member: Robin Yount.
|Boxscore from The Sporting News|