Derek Jeter allowed cameras to follow him during his pursuit of 3,000 hits partly because “if and when” he has children, he’d like them to be able to see him as a player.
Tampa Bay’s David Price agreed with Steiner Sports to autograph collectibles, including baseballs and pictures. Some of the souvenirs will bear the inscription, “I Gave Up DJ’s 3K,” and be signed by both Price and Jeter.
The fan who returned Derek Jeter’s ball from his 3,000th hit will get a bit of personal memorabilia — his own baseball card.
Steve Somers opens up a Monday night schmooze by recapping Derek Jeter’s incredible 5-hit day. OK, he touches on No. 3,000 too.
Yankees fan Christian Lopez is enjoying his 15 minutes of fame for giving back Derek Jeter’s 3,000th hit ball rather than saving it or selling it for big bucks. What would you have done?
Complete coverage and reaction to Derek Jeter’s 3,000th hit.
No. 3,000 was inevitable. It wasn’t going to be that dramatic or special, I thought. I was wrong. I forgot I was dealing with Derek Jeter.
Boomer and Carton were a little miffed that they weren’t asked to contribute to a montage paying tribute to Derek Jeter’s 3,000th hit.
There is a fire deep inside Derek Jeter that allows him to do the unimaginable time after time. His destiny was forged at a young age, to be a Yankee and represent the pinstripes, his fans and family with pride.
Mike Francesa breaks down the epic career of Derek Jeter leading up to his 3000th career hit.
Derek Jeter has become the 28th player in MLB history to record 3,000 career hits. Now the question is: how far can the captain climb MLB’s all-time list? Could he possibly surpass Pete Rose at No. 1?
Hard to imagine now that he’s reached the 3,000 hits milestone, but there was a time when Derek Jeter didn’t think he would get a single knock in the big leagues.
Derek Jeter’s bid for one of baseball’s most hallowed milestones, 3,000 career hits, a mark never reached by other New York Yankees’ greats, is complete.
Derek Jeter’s chances to get his 3,000th hit at Yankee Stadium dwindled Friday night when New York’s game against Tampa Bay was rained out and the teams tangled on a makeup date.
When the Yankees held the 6th overall pick in the 1992 draft, they picked shortstop Derek Jeter from Kalamazoo, Michigan. The rest, as they say, is history.