Derek Jeter Is Now All-Time Yankee Hit King With 2,722nd Hit

Posted: 12th September 2009 by Doug Rush in MLB
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There was a baseball game played on Friday night. The Yankees lost it 10-4 to the Orioles. Truth be told, nobody cared. Honestly, nobody is going to remember the result, not now nor down the road. Baseball fans are only going to remember that on Sept. 11, 2009, they saw baseball history. It took 90 minutes to get Friday night's game between the Yankees and Orioles going because of a rain delay, but the fans in the Bronx stuck around to witness a chance to see Derek Jeter surpass Lou Gehrig for the all-time Yankees hit record of 2,721. Andy Pettitte breezed through the first inning and got through the Orioles hitters with no problem. In the bottom of the first, Jeter came up for his first at-bat against rookie pitcher Chris Tillman. Tillman was able to make Jeter chase a breaking pitch and ...

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