On this date in 1942, Paul Waner collects his 3000th hit.
"Look, there are three men in the outfield. Why should I hit it where they are? Shoot for the foul lines. If you miss it, it's just a foul ball; if you get it in, it's a double. And if it goes in the stands, don't worry. We don't pay for the baseball."
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