This Day In History: 2000-09-12

September 12, 1979: Carl Yastrzemski becomes the first Red Sox player, and the 15th player in MLB history, to reach the 3,000 hit level in a Boston uniform; a crowd of 34,396 of the Fenway faithful gave Yaz an extended standing ovation and the Red Sox easily defeated the Yankees 9-2 for a perfect night.

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