entered the 3,000-Hit Club in a season in which he also set all-time records for most career walks and most career runs. His 3,000th hit, a first-inning double off of Rockies righthander John Thomson, came in the final game of the 2001 season and etched a 25th name in the roll call of the 3,000-Hit Club. The contest also marked the career finale of Padres legend Tony Gwynn, a member of the 3,000-Hit Club since 1999.
Rickey Henderson's 3,000th Hit
Date: October 7, 2001 Location: Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego
Club: San Diego (NL) Opponent: Colorado (NL)
Pitcher: John Thomson Hit: Double
Total career hits: 3,055

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