| was just 34 years old when he gained entrance in the 3,000-Hit Club by
singling in the second game of a doubleheader against the Red Sox, August 19, 1921. Just
two weeks earlier, Baseball entered a new era when a Pirates-Phillies game was aired on
radio station KDKA in Pittsburgh. It was the first major league baseball game to be
broadcast on radio.
Seven years later, the Philadelphia Athletics boasted a lineup featuring three members of the 3,000-Hit Club: Ty Cobb, Eddie Collins, and the next man to join the Club: Tris Speaker.
|Boxscore from The Sporting News|