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July 18, 2011
July 18, 2011

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July 18, 2011

LEADING OFF
Inside: THE WEEK IN SPORTS
LEGION OF ARMS
BASEBALL
GRAND TETON RESCUE
  • One year ago next week three parties comprising 17 climbers set off to summit the Grand Teton. Within hours one climber was dead and the rest were pinned down by lightning, setting off one of the most harrowing rescues in the mountain's history

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Baseball blogger Craig Robinson, whose often wacky and always engaging diagrams populate the new book Flip Flop Fly Ball, shares his unique take on Derek Jeter's march to 3,000 hits

This is an article from the July 18, 2011 issue

3,000 HITS

NOW BATTING FOR THE YANKEES, NUMBER 2, DEREK JETER, NUMBER 2

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2,221 SINGLES, 480 DOUBLES, 62 TRIPLES, 237 HOME RUNS

ALSO

78 ALDS HITS

57 ALCS HITS

50 WORLD SERIES HITS

10 ALL-STARGAME HITS

Jeter has at least five hits against every team in the majors and has hit in each of the 39 ball parks he has played in.

PLATE APPEARANCES PER 500 HITS

1-500 hits: 1,845 PAs 500th: 7/20/98 vs. Detroit at Yankee Stadium

501-1,000 hits: 1,697 PAs 1,000th: 9/25/00 vs. Detroit at Yankee Stadium

1,001-1,500 hits: 1,827 PAs 1,500th: 8/16/03 vs. Baltimore at Camden Yards

1,501-2,000 hits: 1,839 PAs 2,000th: 5/26/06 vs. Kansas City at Yankee Stadium

2,001-2,500 hits: 1,755 PAs 2,500th: 8/22/08 vs. Baltimore at Camden Yards

2,501-3,000 hits: 1,899 PAs 3,000th: 7/9/11 vs. Tampa Bay at Yankee Stadium

THE 3,000-HIT CLUB

PETE ROSE 4,256

TY COBB 4,189

HANK AARON 3,771

STAN MUSIAL 3,630

TRIS SPEAKER 3,514

CAP ANSON 3,435

HONUS WAGNER 3,420

CARL YASTRZEMSKI 3,419

PAUL MOLITOR 3,319

EDDIE COLLINS 3,315

WILLIE MAYS 3,283

EDDIE MURRAY 3,255

NAP LAJOIE 3,242

CAL RIPKEN JR. 3,184

GEORGE BRETT 3,154

PAUL WANER 3,152

ROBIN YOUNT 3,142

TONY GWYNN 3,141

DAVE WINFIELD 3,110

CRAIG BIGGIO 3,060

RICKEY HENDERSON 3,055

ROD CAREW 3,053

LOU BROCK 3,023

RAFAEL PAL MEIRO 3,020

WADE BOGGS 3,010

AL KALINE 3,007

DEREK JETER 3,004

ROBERTO CLEMENTE 3,000

JETER'S 3,000

WHERE

HOME 1,510

ROAD 1,490

WHEN

NIGHT 1,920

DAY 1,080

PITCHERS

RHP 2,204

LHP 796

NUMBER OF PLATE APPEARANCES TO REACH 3,000 HITS (THOUSANDS)

9

*NAP LAJOIE 9,125

*TY COBB 9,190

*CAP ANSON 9,547

TONY GWYNN 9,785

*HONUS WAGNER 9,818

10

*TRIS SPEAKER 10,118

*PAUL WANER 10,122

STAN MUSIAL 10,170

ROBERTO CLEMENTE 10,212

ROD CAREW 10,340

HANK AARON 10,675

WADE BOGGS 10,706

PETE ROSE 10,831

DEREK JETER 10,862

*EDDIE COLLINS 10,905

11

PAUL MOLITOR 10,955

GEORGE BRETT 11,001

LOU BROCK 11,123

WILLIE MAYS 11,163

AL KALINE 11,567

ROBIN YOUNT 11,639

EDDIE MURRAY 11,764

DAVE WINFIELD 11,859

RAFAEL PALMEIRO 11,954

12

CAL RIPKEN JR. 12,071

CARL YASTRZEMSKI 12,192

CRAIG BIGGIO 12,252

13

RICKEY HENDERSON 13,040

*Some box scores from baseball's early years are unavailable; number represents the minimum possible plate appearances per existing records

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