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Rafael Palmeiro 3,000 hits and 500 home runs
Rafael Palmeiro watches the flight of his 3,000th career hit. (AP)
RBI double puts Palmeiro
in elite Major League company

Rafael Palmeiro collected his 3,000th hit on Friday night, putting him in lofty company as the fourth player to have 3,000 hits and 500 home runs. Palmeiro's milestone hit was an RBI double coming off Seattle's Joel Pineiro with one out in the fifth inning. Full story >
Palmeiro makes history like it's any other day
He's one of the quietest superstars in the game. Why should one of the biggest nights of Rafael Palmeiro's life be any different?  Full story >
Video highlights
• 07/15/05: Hit No. 3,000:   56K | 350K
• 07/08/05: Passing Reggie with HR 564:   56K | 350K
• 05/11/03: HR No. 500 for Palmeiro:   56K | 300K
• 04/19/02: HR No. 450 at Safeco Field:   56K | 300K
• 09/23/00: HR No. 400 in Anaheim:   56K | 300K
• Palmeiro gets 2000th hit vs. Cleveland:   56K | 300K

Audio highlights
07/15/05: Palmeiro's 3,000th hit
05/11/03: Palmeiro joins the 500 club
05/11/03: Interview with Palmeiro after 500th HR

Photo galleries
3,000th hit gallery
Career retrospective
Rafael Palmeiro player gallery