Hits record

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

Sweeny: Hits Record? Derek Jeter’s Slim Chance To Catch Pete Rose Is Gone

It was nice to think about, but it’s a safe bet that Pete Rose will remain the all-time hits leader. Now you know what Rose meant when he said the first 3,000 were the easy ones.

04/22/2013

Pete Rose (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Whose Record? Topps Scrubs Pete Rose From Baseball Cards

We all know Rose is banned from baseball. Apparently that came with a banishment from Topps baseball cards.

02/13/2013

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

Pete Rose: Derek Jeter, Breaking My Hits Record? Not Gonna Happen

The Hit King has spoken: If you thought Derek Jeter would one day break MLB’s all-time hits record, think again.

10/10/2012

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

Sweeny: Jeter 1K Away From Rose’s Record; Can He Go Distance?

Most aging players begin the slide and never come back. Derek Jeter did an about face that is simply astounding. But when will the real decline begin? And how quickly will it occur?

08/22/2012

Derek Jeter (credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Derek Jeter Still Great At 38

Jeter has never made a big deal about turning older, he simply deals with it day-by-day, the same thing he’s done his entire career.

06/27/2012