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Sunday May 19th 2024


The Derek Jeter-Lou Gehrig Comparison

the Jeet man is chasing Gehrig's sacred numbers I thought I would compare the two...something Jeter himself would never admit doing.

They both had the basic same legnth careers, G-man 16 years and Jeet-man 15. Gehrig had three seasons of 15 or fewer games, two in the beginning and one at the end. Jeter had one season where he played 15 games...his first. Jeter will play for at least two more years.

Lou Gehrig: 2,164 games/8,001 AB/ 1888 runs/2,721 hits/ 534 doubles/163 triples/493 HR/1,995 RBI/1,508 walks/790 strikeouts/.340 AVG./.447 OBP

Derek Jeter: 2,190 games/8,887 AB/1,608 runs/2,816 hits/450 doubles/59 triples/229 HR/1,099 RBI/899 walks/1,497 strikeouts/.317 AVG./.387 OBP

Jeter has more hits and RBI, whereas Gehrig ...

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