Thread: Derek Jeter reaches 3000 hits
#1 Derek Jeter reaches 3000 hits07-09-2011, 05:53 PMDerek Jeter reaches 3000 hits
Congratulations, Derek Jeter.
Not only did the New York Yankees shortstop become the 28th player in Major League Baseball to make it to 3,000 hits -- he did it with a home run.
Jeter became the first Yankee to achieve the feat during the July 9 game against the Tampa Bay Rays, right at home in Yankee Stadium.
He joins the ranks of such baseball greats as Cal Ripken Jr. and Honus Wagner as one of the only to reach the number. And he can now boast the extra distinction of being one of just 6 players to do so in 17 seasons or fewer.
The big 3-0-0-0 was Jeter's third home run of the season.
Love him or hate him, it's still a great achievment.Solve a man's problem with violence and help him for a day. Teach a man how to solve his problems with violence, help him for a lifetime - Belkar Bitterleaf
07-09-2011, 05:56 PM
Got to watch it live with a bunch of baseball fans at FanFest. It was fun. And it seemed for a moment, everyone forgot that we are supposed to hate the Yankees. :D
07-09-2011, 06:39 PM
I get sick of it when people call Jeter over rated. There are only 28 people in baseball to ever reach 3000.
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07-09-2011, 07:54 PM
I cant believe the Spankees hasn't had a 3k hitter in their history.
07-09-2011, 09:54 PM
when the Yankees are involved, so are steroids.If you want to see my political views, check out my profile. i have them on my wall because there wasn't enough room in the info section.
07-09-2011, 10:20 PM
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