Derek Jeter moves past Lou Gehrig

Updated: July 23, 2014, 9:30 AM ET
By Wallace Matthews |

NEW YORK -- Derek Jeter moved ahead of Lou Gehrig and into first place on the New York Yankees all-time doubles list with a two-bagger into the left-field corner in the ninth inning of tonight's Yankees-Texas Rangers game.

It was the 535th double of Jeter's career, and it came off Rangers reliever Neal Cotts but ultimately led nowhere. After Cotts intentionally walked Jacoby Ellsbury, Carlos Beltran hit into an inning-ending double play and sent the game into extra innings as a scoreless tie.

Wallace Matthews has covered New York sports since 1983 as a reporter, columnist, radio host and TV commentator. He covers the Yankees for after working for Newsday, the New York Post, the New York Sun and ESPN New York 98.7 FM.
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