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Derek Jeter tops Babe Ruth on hits list

Updated: August 9, 2010, 2:02 AM ET
By Ian Begley | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter passed Babe Ruth on the all-time hits list with an RBI single in the second inning of a 7-2 win over the Boston Red Sox on Sunday night.

Jeter ripped Josh Beckett's 2-2 fastball to center with one out in the second, driving in Brett Gardner from second base. It was career hit No. 2,874 for Jeter, who passed The Babe for 39th place on the all-time hits list. Jeter finished the night 2-for-5 with three RBIs and now needs two hits to ...

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