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    By decade - most hits

    Name the 3 players with 2000+ hits in a decade.
    (in this case, a decade doesn't mean any 10-year period. It means the 1920's, 1930's, 1940's, etc)

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    Quote Originally Posted by mordeci View Post
    Name the 3 players with 2000+ hits in a decade.
    (in this case, a decade doesn't mean any 10-year period. It means the 1920's, 1930's, 1940's, etc)
    Rogers Hornsby -- 2085 in the 1920s
    Sam Rice -- 2010 in the 1920s
    Pete Rose -- 2045 in the 1970s
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    Quote Originally Posted by Trivia Guy View Post
    Rogers Hornsby -- 2085 in the 1920s
    Sam Rice -- 2010 in the 1920s
    Pete Rose -- 2045 in the 1970s
    Correct, correct and correct. The most interesting thing about this list, to me, is that Cobb isn't on it.

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    Although they answer the question, here was the hit leaders by decade since 1900 (im not counting this decade yet):

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    Decade Player Hits
    1900s Honus Wagner 1847
    1910s Ty Cobb 1948
    1920s Rogers Hornsby 2085
    1930s Paul Waner 1959
    1940s Lou Boudreau 1578
    1950s Richie Ashburn 1875
    1960s Roberto Clemente 1877
    1970s Pete Rose 2045
    1980s Robin Yount 1731
    1990s Mark Grace 1754
    Last Player to hit for the Cycle: Michael Cuddyer, Colorado Rockies (August 17, 2014)

    Last Pitcher to throw a Regular Season No-Hitter: Tim Lincecum, San Francisco Giants 4-0 (June 25, 2014)

    Last Pitcher to throw a Postseason No-Hitter: Roy Halladay, Philadelphia Phillies 4-0 (October 6, 2010)

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