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Yankees’ Alfonso Soriano Becomes 7th Player with 1,000 Hits in Both Leagues

evening, the New York Yankees' Alfonso Soriano became the seventh player in major league history to reach 1,000 hits in both the American and National Leagues, per MLB.com's Bryan Hoch.

Soriano singled to center field on a 1-2 pitch off of New York Mets starter Bartolo Colon in the bottom of the second inning, then came around to score later in the frame on Brett Gardner’s second career grand slam as the Yankees took a 4-1 lead in the game.

The hit was also Soriano's 1,000th in the American League, and that tally complements 1,077 more in the National League for a career total of 2,077. Only six other major leaguers have matched Soriano's feat:

Frank Robinson: AL-1184, NL-1759

Dave Winfield: AL-1976, ...

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