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September 30, 1972 > Pittsburgh Pirates star Roberto Clemente collects the 3,000th hit of his Major League career. The milestone is reached when Clemente smacks a double off Jon Matlack in the fourth inning of a 5-0 victory over the New York Mets. It will turn out to be the last regular-season hit for Clemente, who will die in a plane crash on New Year's Eve, 1972.