Saturday, July 09, 2011
Derek Jeter is Mr. 3,000. The Yankees captain hit a home run in the third inning of Saturday's game at Yankee Stadium off a pitch from the Tampa Bay Rays’ David Price to reach 3,000 career hits, making him only the 28th player in baseball history to achieve the milestone.
Tuesday, July 05, 2011
Yankees fans heralded Derek Jeter's return to the team Monday night, but three people at the game were especially focused on each swing: a trio of Major League Baseball "authenticators," standing by to be official eyewitnesses to a Yankee milestone and certify a Rawlings baseball as a piece of history.