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Alex Rodriguez homers for 3,000th career hit

Yankees DH Alex Rodriguez notched his 3,000th hit in style, launching a first-pitch home run over the rightfield fence against Justin Verlander of the Detroit Tigers at Yankee Stadium on Friday, June 19, 2015.

Alex Rodriguez #13 of the Yankees connects on
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Alex Rodriguez #13 of the Yankees connects on career hit No. 3,000, a first-inning home run, against the Detroit Tigers at Yankee Stadium on Friday, June 19, 2015.

Alex Rodriguez #13 of the Yankees follows through
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Alex Rodriguez #13 of the Yankees follows through on career hit No. 3,000, a first-inning home run, against the Detroit Tigers at Yankee Stadium on Friday, June 19, 2015.

Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees watches the flight
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Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees watches the flight of his 3,000th career hit, a first-inning home run, against the Detroit Tigers at Yankee Stadium on Friday, June 19, 2015.

Alex Rodriguez #13 of the Yankees reacts after
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Alex Rodriguez #13 of the Yankees reacts after career hit No. 3,000, a first-inning home run, against Justin Verlander of the Detroit Tigers at Yankee Stadium on Friday, June 19, 2015.

Alex Rodriguez #13 of the Yankees reacts after
Credit: Jim McIsaac

Alex Rodriguez #13 of the Yankees reacts after career hit No. 3,000, a first-inning home run, against the Detroit Tigers at Yankee Stadium on Friday, June 19, 2015.

Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees reacts after career
Credit: Jim McIsaac

Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees reacts after career hit No. 3,000, a first-inning home run, against Justin Verlander of the Detroit Tigers at Yankee Stadium on Friday, June 19, 2015.

Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees reacts after career
Credit: Jim McIsaac

Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees reacts after career hit No. 3,000, a first-inning home run, against Justin Verlander of the Detroit Tigers at Yankee Stadium on Friday, June 19, 2015.

Alex Rodriguez #13 of the Yankees reacts after
Credit: Jim McIsaac

Alex Rodriguez #13 of the Yankees reacts after career hit No. 3,000, a first-inning home run, against the Detroit Tigers at Yankee Stadium on Friday, June 19, 2015.

Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees reacts after career
Credit: Jim McIsaac

Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees reacts after career hit No. 3,000, a first-inning home run, against the Detroit Tigers at Yankee Stadium on Friday, June 19, 2015.

Alex Rodriguez #13 of the Yankees reacts after
Credit: Jim McIsaac

Alex Rodriguez #13 of the Yankees reacts after career hit No. 3,000, a first-inning home run, against the Detroit Tigers at Yankee Stadium on Friday, June 19, 2015.

Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees reacts after career
Credit: Jim McIsaac

Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees reacts after career hit No. 3,000, a first-inning home run, against the Detroit Tigers at Yankee Stadium on Friday, June 19, 2015.

Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees runs the bases
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Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees runs the bases after career hit No. 3,000, a first-inning home run, against the Detroit Tigers at Yankee Stadium on Friday, June 19, 2015.

Alex Rodriguez #13 of the Yankees celebrates career
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Alex Rodriguez #13 of the Yankees celebrates career hit No. 3,000, a first-inning home run, against the Detroit Tigers with teammate Mark Teixeira #25 at Yankee Stadium on Friday, June 19, 2015.

Alex Rodriguez #13 of the Yankees celebrates career
Credit: Jim McIsaac

Alex Rodriguez #13 of the Yankees celebrates career hit No. 3,000, a first-inning home run, against the Detroit Tigers with teammate Mark Teixeira #25 at Yankee Stadium on Friday, June 19, 2015.

Alex Rodriguez #13 of the Yankees celebrates career
Credit: Jim McIsaac

Alex Rodriguez #13 of the Yankees celebrates career hit No. 3,000, a first-inning home run, against the Detroit Tigers with teammate CC Sabathia #52 at Yankee Stadium on Friday, June 19, 2015.

Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees celebrates career hit
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Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees celebrates career hit No. 3,000, a first-inning home run, against the Detroit Tigers with his teammates at Yankee Stadium on Friday, June 19, 2015.

Alex Rodriguez #13 of the Yankees celebrates career
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Alex Rodriguez #13 of the Yankees celebrates career hit No. 3,000, a first-inning home run, against the Detroit Tigers with teammate Brendan Ryan #17 at Yankee Stadium on Friday, June 19, 2015.

Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees salutes the fans
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Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees salutes the fans with a curtain call after his 3,000th career hit, a first-inning home run, against the Detroit Tigers at Yankee Stadium on Friday, June 19, 2015.

Alex Rodriguez #13 of the Yankees salutes the
Credit: Jim McIsaac

Alex Rodriguez #13 of the Yankees salutes the fans with a curtain call after his 3,000th career hit, a first-inning home run, against the Detroit Tigers at Yankee Stadium on Friday, June 19, 2015.

Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees salutes the fans
Credit: Jim McIsaac

Alex Rodriguez of the Yankees salutes the fans with a curtain call after his 3,000th career hit, a first-inning home run, against the Detroit Tigers at Yankee Stadium on Friday, June 19, 2015.

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