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Derek Jeter: HBO Documentary, Airing Thursday, Done For Posterity

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.

WFAN–07/28/2011

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David Price Strikes Memorabilia Deal After Giving Up Derek Jeter’s 3,000th Hit

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.

WFAN–07/14/2011

Fan Christian Lopez, who caught the 3,000 hit ball of Derek Jeter, watches the game between the New York Yankees and the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Christian Lopez, Fan Who Returned Derek Jeter Ball, Getting Baseball Card

The fan who returned Derek Jeter’s ball from his 3,000th hit will get a bit of personal memorabilia — his own baseball card.

WFAN–07/13/2011

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Somers’ Monologue: For Derek Jeter, Mr. Not-About-The-Numbers, It’s All About 3,000

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.

WFAN–07/12/2011

Yankees fan Christian Lopez poses with Derek Jeter after catching a home run, the was 3000th hit of Jeter's career at Yankee Stadium on July 9, 2011. (credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Would You Have Given Back Derek Jeter’s 3,000 Ball?

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?

WFAN–07/11/2011

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run in the third inning for career hit 3000 while playing against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium on July 9, 2011. (credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Derek Jeter’s 3,000 Hit Milestone

Complete coverage and reaction to Derek Jeter’s 3,000th hit.

WFAN–07/11/2011

Derek Jeter rounds the bases after hitting a solo home run in the third inning for career hit No. 3000 against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium on July 9, 2011. (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

Schmeelk: Yankees Fans, Step Into The Derek Jeter Time Machine

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.

WFAN–07/11/2011

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B&C Morning Show: Derek Jeter Montage Fun

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.

WFAN–07/11/2011

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Hartnett: Derek Jeter Rises To The Occasion Like No Other, Providing An Instant Yankees’ Classic

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.

WFAN–07/09/2011

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees runs back to first base against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium on July 9, 2011. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Mike Francesa Looks Back On The Career Of The Yankees’ Derek Jeter

Mike Francesa breaks down the epic career of Derek Jeter leading up to his 3000th career hit.

WFAN–07/09/2011

Derek Jeter (credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images), Pete Rose (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Could Derek Jeter Pass Pete Rose As MLB’s All-Time Hits Leader?

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?

WFAN–07/09/2011

Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter celebrates the last out of Game 4 of the 1996 ALDS. (credit: PAUL K. BUCK/AFP/Getty Images)

From Zero To 3,000: Derek Jeter’s Incredible Career In Yankee Pinstripes

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.

WFAN–07/09/2011

Derek Jeter hits a solo home run in the third inning for career hit 3000 while playing against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium on July 9, 2011. (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

Derek Jeter Homers To Reach 3,000 Hit Mark

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.

WFAN–07/09/2011

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Rain Postpones Jeter’s Quest For 3,000; Yankees, Rays Tangle Over Make-Up

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.

WFAN–07/08/2011

Derek Jeter, 1996 (credit: Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images/Allsport)

Sweeny Says: Dick Groch, The Scout Who Signed Derek Jeter

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.

WFAN–07/08/2011

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