When did Cap Anson get his 3,000th hit?

Cap Anson, baseball’s first member of the 3,000 hit club, got his 3,000th hit on July 18, 1897 during his final playing season. Although there is a discrepancy about his career total because of five seasons he spent in the National Association, he finished the year with 81 more hits, bringing his final tally to 3,081 hits in 26 seasons. He was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1939.