Derek Jeter has the most hits in the majors and his .324 BA is 4 points behind 21-year old phenom Mike Trout for the best average in baseball. Since 1930 only two players 38-year old or older have reached Jeter’s current total of 191 hits in a single season: Paul Molitor, who amassed 225 in 1996, and Pete Rose who totaled 208 in 1979. Jeter has been the only consistent hitter in the Yankee line-up this year and is well on his way to his 8th 200-hit season. We all know that father time eventually catches up with all of us, but until it slows Jeter’s bat, it will continue to be a privilege to watch him work.
Jeter Continues to Make History
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