Palmeiro doubles in fifth inning off Pineiro

Updated: July 16, 2005, 12:28 AM ET
Associated Press

SEATTLE -- Baltimore Orioles slugger Rafael Palmeiro became the 26th player to reach 3,000 career hits on Friday night, curling an RBI double into the left field corner in the fifth inning off Seattle starter Joel Pineiro.

Palmeiro also has 566 home runs over his 20-year career, joining Hank Aaron, Willie Mays and Eddie Murray as the only players with 3,000 hits and 500 homers.

Palmeiro's double tied him with Roberto Clemente for 25th place on the all-time list, both with 3,000 ...

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