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Derek Jeter’s 3,000 Hit Milestone

July 11, 2011 11:40 AM

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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 #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)

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Derek Jeter’s bid for one of baseball’s most hallowed milestones, the 3,000-hit club, a place none of the New York Yankees’ other greats ever reached, is complete. Read More

Keefe: Derek Jeter Does It Again

Of course Derek Jeter hit a home run for his 3,000th hit on a full count to tie the game because that’s what Derek Jeter does.

Hartnett: Derek Jeter Rises To The Occasion Like No Other

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.

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.

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?

Jeter Fans Flocking To Stores To Snag Piece Of History

Everything from t-shirts to cups to baseball hats, fans want to get their hands on some red-hot Derek Jeter merchandise celebrating his 3000th hit.

More Than Stats, Jeter’s Intangibles Put Him In Pantheon Of Yankees Legends

He’s on the verge of making history, but what is it, really, that makes Derek Jeter one of the all-time Yankee greats?

Keidel: Where Will Derek Jeter Hit Now?

Where does he bat for the rest of his resplendent career? It’s either leadoff or sendoff, first or ninth, a very stark separation and domino effect, as there are no gray areas with Jeter.

Hartnett: 3,000 Will Be Remembered As A Footnote In Derek Jeter’s Glorious Career

As Derek Jeter approaches 3,000 hits, the landmark has little bearing on his baseball legacy as possibly the most dominant winner in the game’s history.

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.

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

How far can the captain climb Major League Baseball’s list? Could he possibly surpass Pete Rose at No. 1?

Sweeny: 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.

Jeter First In Pinstripes To 3,000 Hits

The 3,000 Hit Club is an elite group of baseball’s greats. Musial. Ripken. Cobb. Mays. Not one of the 27, though, joined while wearing a Yankees uniform.

Up Next On 3,000 Hit List: A-Rod

If you need another reason to get excited about Derek Jeter’s 3000th hit, remember the next Yankee to chase a record will be Alex Rodriguez.

HBO To Air Documentary About 3,000 Hit Chase

HBO will broadcast a documentary about Derek Jeter’s pursuit of career hit No. 3,000.

Keidel: Derek Jeter Is Mr. 3000

Why Derek Jeter’s march toward 3,000 hits didn’t New York nearly as juiced as we thought it would?

MLB Deployed Marked Baseballs For Derek Jeter’s 3,000th Hit

After Derek Jeter reached hit number 2,999, every time he stepped to the plate, a new ball was put into play.

3,000 And Beyond: All-Time Hits Leaders

Rank Player Hits Bats
1. Pete Rose 4256 B
2. Ty Cobb+ 4189 L
3. Hank Aaron+ 3771 R
4. Stan Musial+ 3630 L
5. Tris Speaker+ 3514 L
6. Cap Anson+ 3435 R
7. Honus Wagner+ 3420 R
8. Carl Yastrzemski+ 3419 L
9. Paul Molitor+ 3319 R
10. Eddie Collins+ 3315 L
11. Willie Mays+ 3283 R
12. Eddie Murray+ 3255 B
13. Nap Lajoie+ 3242 R
14. Cal Ripken+ 3184 R
15. George Brett+ 3154 L
16. Paul Waner+ 3152 L
17. Robin Yount+ 3142 R
18. Tony Gwynn+ 3141 L
19. Dave Winfield+ 3110 R
20. Craig Biggio 3060 R
21. Rickey Henderson+ 3055 R
22. Rod Carew+ 3053 L
23. Lou Brock+ 3023 L
24. Rafael Palmeiro 3020 L
25. Wade Boggs+ 3010 L
26. Al Kaline+ 3007 R
27. Derek Jeter 3004 R
28. Roberto Clemente+ 3000 R

+ Indicates Hall of Famer.
Bold indicates active player.

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