joined the 3,000-Hit Club with a single to right field off Minnesota pitcher Mike Trombley, June 30, 1995. Though best known as a Baltimore Oriole, Murray garnered hit #3000 playing for Cleveland, thus becoming the third man to reach the 3,000-hit plateau while wearing an Indians uniform (Nap Lajoie and Tris Speaker are the other two). Murray also joined Pete Rose as the only switch-hitters in the Club.

Murray's landmark hit occurred just a few miles away from St. Paul, Minnesota, the home town of two other members of the Club—Dave Winfield and the next man to collect 3,000 hits: Paul Molitor.

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Eddie Murray's 3,000th Hit
Date: June 30, 1995 Location: Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome, Minneapolis
Club: Cleveland (AL) Opponent: Minnesota (AL)
Pitcher: Mike Trombley Hit: Single
Total career hits: 3,255

Boxscore from The Sporting News Boxscore Book: 1995

Dave Winfield

Paul Molitor

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