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New York Yankees: Derek Jeter on the Brink of .300

every base hit, Derek Jeter is climbing further up Major League Baseball’s all-time hits leaderboard. Two more hits will tie him with Craig Biggio and three will push him into baseball’s all-time Top 20.

Each subsequent base hit is also doing more and more to silence the waves of criticism he faced earlier in the season.

The first half of the season could be called anything but standard operating procedure for Jeter. A .260 batting average as a middle infielder will probably get you a job, but it’s hardly fits the Hall of Fame statistics we’ve gotten accustomed to seeing from Jeter.

Whether it was age, pressure from his looming 3,000th hit or just a slump, Derek Jeter was simply not Derek Jeter.


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