You got the last quiz in less than 10 comments, so this one is tougher.
The pitchers in this quiz have done something that has happened in the AL only 13 times since 1930. That something is an event within a game.
The common thread connecting these pitchers is related to a career milestone most recently achieved in the 2011 season.
The list of pitchers is after the jump. What did these pitchers do?
The quiz has been solved in 82 minutes. The listed pitchers are those who, in an AL game since 1930, have surrendered the final career hit to a member of the 3000 hit club.
Congratulations to Topper009! And, honorable mention to stealofhome who was right on Topper’s heels.
|Dave Roberts||Hank Aaron|
|Bud Anderson||Carl Yastrzemski|
|Doug Jones||Paul Molitor|
|Danny MacFayden||Eddie Collins|
|Frank Castillo||Cal Ripken|
|Tom Henke||George Brett|
|Jug Thesenga||Paul Waner|
|Dave Stewart||Robin Yount|
|Melvin Bunch||Dave Winfield|
|Dave Schmidt||Rod Carew|
|Joe Blanton||Rafael Palmeiro|
|Sean Lowe||Wade Boggs|
|Jim Palmer||Al Kaline|