On this date in 1914, Honus Wagner collects his 3000th hit.
"Even darkness never fully stopped me when I began playing with kid teams in my neighborhood. I'd simply go to the corner light pole and toss a ball into the air in the direction of the gas lamps and catch it as it came down. I practiced until I was called to bed."
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