This date 1978: Marty and Joe call hit 3,000 for Pete Rose

On this date: 

Reds vs Expos.....May 5, 1978 at Riverfront Stadium.

Pete Rose collects his 3,000th hit.Boxscore

Rose entered the game sitting on 2,998 hits:

I was at the game with my dad. We sat in the blue seats behind the Montreal dugout.

1st inning: Rose reached on an error by Montreal LF Warren Cromartie 

3rd inning: Rose singled, 2,999

5th inning: Rose singled to left field, 3,000