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Jeter passes Cal Ripken on hits list

6/29/2012

With his leadoff double against the Chicago White Sox, Derek Jeter has moved past Cal Ripken Jr. into 13th placed on the all-time hits list.

Jeter now has 3,185 hits in his career. Next up for Jeter is Nap Lajoie, who finished with 3,252 hits. The first-inning double was Jeter’s 97th hit of the season.

For Jeter, passing Ripken, is extra special because, although Jeter grew up a Yankees fan, he always admired Ripken.

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