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Matt Kemp 5th fastest LA Dodger to 1,000 hits

Kemp is the 34th Dodgers player with 1,000 hits, and the 17th Los Angeles Dodger to do so.


Matt Kemp singled in the fifth inning against Tom Koehler of the Marlins on Sunday, giving the center fielder 1,000 hits in his career. Kemp becomes the 34th Dodger ever with 1,000 hits.

Kemp's two hits on Sunday extended his hitting streak to 11 games, during which he is hitting .326 (15-for-46).

Kemp reached 1,000 hits in his 929th career game, making him the fifth fastest Los Angeles Dodger to 1,000 hits. Kemp trails only Maury WIlls (900 games), Steve Sax (900 games), Steve Garvey (913 games) and Raul Mondesi (913 games).

With 3,402 at-bats to reach 1,000 hits, Kemp is the third fastest LA Dodger to the four digit mark by at-bats, behind only Pedro Guerrera (3,256 AB) and Steve Garvey (3,328 AB).

Here are the all-time Dodgers hits leaders:

Most hits by a Dodger, all-time
Player Brooklyn/LA Hits
Zack Wheat Brooklyn 2,804
Pee Wee Reese both 2,170
Willie Davis LA 2,091
Duke Snider both 1,995
Steve Garvey LA 1,968
Bill Russell LA 1,926
Carl Furillo both 1,910
Jim Gilliam both 1,889
Gil Hodges both 1,884
Maury Wills LA 1,732
Eric Karros LA 1,608
Jackie Robinson Brooklyn 1,518
Jimmy Johnston Brooklyn 1,440
Dixie Walker Brooklyn 1,395
Jake Daubert Brooklyn 1,387
Ron Cey LA 1,378
Hi Myers Brooklyn 1,253
Steve Sax LA 1,218
Davey Lopes LA 1,204
Tom Daly Brooklyn 1,182
Mike Griffin Brooklyn 1,168
Roy Campanella Brooklyn 1,161
Dusty Baker LA 1,144
Mike Scioscia LA 1,131
Pedro Guerrero LA 1,113
Wes Parker LA 1,110
Ivy Olson Brooklyn 1,100
Babe Herman Brooklyn 1,093
Andre Ethier LA 1,054
George Pinkney Brooklyn 1,012
Ron Fairly LA 1,010
John Roseboro LA 1,009
Raul Mondesi LA 1,004
Matt Kemp LA 1,000

Andre Ethier was the last Dodger to reach 1,000 career hits, doing so on Sep. 4, 2012 in his 979th career game.