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Derek Jeter: 6 Hits Away from 3,000, Examining Jeter’s Place in Baseball History

Jeter’s pursuit of hit No. 3,000 has been put on hold, as “The Captain” was placed on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday with a strained right calf.

Jeter, 36, who came off the statistically worst season of his career in 2010, in the offseason signed a new three-year contract with the Yankees worth $45 million, with an option for 2014.

Jeter is arguably one of greatest shortstops in baseball history, or is he not? This question splits the baseball community. He has won five championships and been named World Series MVP, All-Star game MVP and AL Rookie of the Year. He is an 11-time All-Star and has won five Gold Glove awards.

Despite all those achievements, Jeter does not get the respect that he deserves from both ...

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