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Friday, September 14, 2012
Jeter passes Mays on all-time hits list

By Andrew Marchand

With his fifth-inning infield single on Friday night, Derek Jeter passed Willie Mays to move into sole possession of 10th place on the all-time hits list.

Jeter picked up career hit No. 3,284 against the Tampa Bay Rays’ David Price. On July 9 of last year, Jeter knocked his 3,000th hit, a home run, off Price.

Jeter’s hard-hit single went just under the glove of second baseman Elliot Johnson. The crowd gave him standing ovation and then chanted his name.

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