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Tuesday June 25th 2024


Yankees’ Derek Jeter Ties Franchise Record for Career Doubles

a fourth-inning leadoff two-bagger Tuesday night against the Tampa Bay Rays, Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees tied the franchise's all-time doubles record, per MLB.com.

Both Jeter and Lou Gehrig now sit atop the Yankees' leaderboard with 534 doubles, with Bernie Williams a distant third at 449. A few more recognizable names round out the top five, namely current Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly sitting fourth (442) and all-time great Babe Ruth at fifth (424). Other notable Yankees whom Jeter has surpassed over his career include Joe DiMaggio (389) and Mickey Mantle (344).

Despite becoming the 28th member of MLB's 3,000-hit club last season, the active leader in total hits hasn't been known as a doubles hitter for most of his career. ...

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