The Captain, Captain Clutch, Mr. November, DJ, number two. All of these names can be used to describe one man, and that one man is Derek Jeter. To many people Derek Jeter is more than just a player, he’s an icon. To me, Derek Jeter is baseball. I say that because Jeter made his debut in May of 1995 and I made my debut to the world six months later.
USA TODAY Sports' Bob Nightengale discusses Derek Jeter's final game at Yankee Stadium, another memorable moment in the shortstop's legandary career.
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Derek Jeter was born on Wednesday, June 26, 1974, in Pequannock, New Jersey. Jeter was 20 years old when he broke into the big leagues on May 29, 1995, with the New York Yankees. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Derek Jeter baseball stats page.
This, of course, is Derek Jeter’s hit total. And holy, schmoly, that’s a lot of hits. Heck, it’s more than Hank Greenberg and Shoeless Joe Jackson combined (3,400). And only five men in the history of baseball had more hits than . See if they sound familiar: Pete Rose, Ty Cobb, Hank Aaron, Stan Musial and Tris Speaker. Wow.