On This Date 8/13/1979

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Lou Brock of the St. Louis Cardinals, playing in his final season, adds another milestone to his Hall of Fame career as he collects the 3,000th hit of his career against Dennis Lamp of the Chicago Cubs at Busch Stadium. Brock would finish his 19-year career with 3,023 hits and a solid .293 average while setting the all-time stolen base record at 938.