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Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Jeter passes Rickey for leadoff HR lead
By Andrew Marchand
's leadoff home run was the 25th of his career, breaking a tie for the all-time franchise mark with
smacked a 3-1 pitch off
. It was the first batter Chen had ever faced.
Jeter continues to lead the Yankees with his
fearless belief in himself
. The Yankees, though, didn't follow in the first.
The Yankees looked as if they might make it a long first inning for Chen.
followed Jeter with a double. However, the Yankees did not get another hit in the inning and Chen escaped down just 1-0.
Henderson hit his 24 homers from 1985-89.