9/11/09: The Day Jeter Passed the Iron Horse for All-Time Hits

Posted: 12th September 2009 by Sergei Miledin in MLB
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Eight years ago, New York City and the world stopped to watch the events that had taken place on the morning of 9/11. Humanity as a whole had been changed as thousands of lives and hundreds of towns had been turned upside forever.

On Friday night, the baseball world too stopped and watched as one of it's most prolific players snapped a 70-year-old team record and re-stamped  his ballot for the hall of fame.  Amid mother nature's attempts to rain on his parade, literally, Derek Jeter needed just two at-bats to snap the tie between him and Lou Gehrig to bring his all-time hits to 2,722 one more than the man whose name is already in Cooperstown.

Jeter's third inning single which was very similar to the one which tied him with "Luckiest man on the face of the ...

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