When occured: 
Wed, 1942-06-17

In a doubleheader at Cincinnati‚ Braves vet Paul Waner is 0-for-4 in game 1‚ and collects his 2‚999 hit in game 2. He hits a grounder off the glove of SS Eddie Joost that is ruled a hit-his 3‚000th-but Waner shakes his head and the ruling is changed to an error.


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