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Derek Jeter to Retire with Numerous Yankees Franchise Records

Jeter announced on his Facebook page that he will retire after the 2014 season, meaning the New York Yankees will soon lose their all-time leader in hits (3,316), at-bats (10,614), games (2,602) and stolen bases (348). The longtime Yankee shortstop also ranks third in franchise history with 1,876 runs, and his 525 doubles are good for second place.

Jeter should further cement his name in Bronx Bombers lore this season, as he needs 13 runs to pass Lou Gehrig (1,888) for second place in Yankees history and 84 runs to pass Babe Ruth (1,959) for first. Jeter needs just 10 doubles to pass Gehrig (534) for the No. 1 spot in that category, and the veteran shortstop also likely has his eyes on some non-Yankees milestones.

Jeter's 3,316 hits are already ...

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