Discussion

Derek Jeter gets 3,000th hit

Updated: July 10, 2011, 11:43 AM ET
By Andrew Marchand | ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Befitting his legendary clutch status, Derek Jeter hit a home run to become the first Yankee in team history with 3,000 career hits -- and then he won the game.

Jeter capped a 5-for-5 day with the go-ahead RBI single in the eighth, leading the New York Yankees to a 5-4 win over the Tampa Bay Rays at a sun-splashed and soldout Yankee Stadium.

"If I had tried to write it and given it to somebody, I wouldn't have even bought it, to be quite honest with you," Jeter ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

EDITORS' PICKS

ALSO SEE

MORE MLB HEADLINES