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Derek Jeter, No. 2 of the New York Yankees, hits a single for career hit 2,999 while playing against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium. (July 9, 2011)

July 9, 2011: Derek Jeter collects hit No. 3,000

With a home run in the third inning off of David Price, Derek Jeter reached the 3,000-hits milestone in a win over the Tampa Bay Rays on July 9, 2011. He went 5-for-5 with two RBIs and two runs on the day.

Derek Jeter, No. 2, of the New York
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Derek Jeter, No. 2, of the New York Yankees waves to the crowd after the game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium. (July 9, 2011)

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees
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Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees connects on career hit No. 3,000. (July 9, 2011)

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees
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Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees runs the base after his third-inning home run, his 3,000th career hit. (July 9, 2011)

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Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees
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Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees celebrates career hit No. 3,000. (July 9, 2011)

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees
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Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees waves to the crowd after the game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium. (July 9, 2011)

Derek Jeter gives a friendly pat to Rays
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Derek Jeter gives a friendly pat to Rays second baseman Sean Rodriguez after he doubled in the 5th inning. (July 9, 2011)

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees
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Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees celebrates career hit No. 3,000. (July 9, 2011)

of the New York Yankees of the Tampa
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of the New York Yankees of the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium. (July 9, 2011)

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Derek Jeter and his bat as he comes
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Derek Jeter and his bat as he comes to bat in the 5th inning. (July 9, 2011)

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees
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Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees celebrates career hit No. 3,000, a third-inning home run, against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium. (July 9, 2011)

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees
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Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees warms up before playing against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium. (July 9, 2011)

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees
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Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees runs the bases after career hit #3,000, a third inning home run, against David Price (not pictured) of the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium. (July 9, 2011)

Joe Girardi hugs Derek Jeter after hit No.
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Joe Girardi hugs Derek Jeter after hit No. 3000. (July 9, 2011)

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Jorge Posada has a big hug for Derek
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Jorge Posada has a big hug for Derek Jeter after hit No. 3,000. (July 9, 2011)

Derek Jeter strokes a solo home run in
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Derek Jeter strokes a solo home run in the third inning for career hit No. 3,000. (July 9, 2011)

All eyes are on Derek Jeter as he
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All eyes are on Derek Jeter as he stands in the on-deck circle in the first inning. (July 9, 2011)

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees
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Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees runs the bases after career hit No. 3,000, a third-inning home run. (July 9, 2011)

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees
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Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees runs the bases after career hit No. 3,000. (July 9, 2011)

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Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees
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Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees celebrates career hit No. 3,000, a third-inning home run against David Price. (July 9, 2011)

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees
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Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees celebrates career hit No. 3,000, a third-inning home run against David Price. (July 9, 2011)

Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees celebrates
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Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees celebrates career hit #3,000, a third inning home run, against David Price (not pictured) of the Tampa Bay Rays at home plate with his teammates at Yankee Stadium. (July 9, 2011)

Derek Jeter 2 of the New York Yankees
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Derek Jeter 2 of the New York Yankees celebrates career hit No. 3,000. (July 9, 2011)

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees
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Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees celebrates career hit No. 3,000. (July 9, 2011)

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Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees connects
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Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees connects on career hit No. 3,000, a third inning home run, at Yankee Stadium (July 9, 2011)

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees
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Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees connects on career hit #3,000, a third inning home run, at Yankee Stadium. (July 9, 2011)

David Price #14 of the Tampa Bay Rays
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David Price #14 of the Tampa Bay Rays pitches against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium. (July 9, 2011)

A.J. Burnett #34 of the New York Yankees
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A.J. Burnett #34 of the New York Yankees pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium. (July 9, 2011)

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees
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Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees takes the field to play against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium. (July 9, 2011)

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Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees
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Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees runs up the line after hitting a single for career hit 2999 while playing against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium. (July 9, 2011)

Derek Jeter, No. 2 of the New York
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Derek Jeter, No. 2 of the New York Yankees, hits a single for career hit 2,999 while playing against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium. (July 9, 2011)

Reggie Jackson keeps a close eye on Derek
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Reggie Jackson keeps a close eye on Derek Jeter as he tosses a ball with a teammate before the game. (July 9, 2011)

Reggie Jackson gives advice to Derek Jeter before
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Reggie Jackson gives advice to Derek Jeter before the game.(July 9, 2011)

Reggie Jackson, Don Zimmer and baseball writer Bill
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Reggie Jackson, Don Zimmer and baseball writer Bill Madden chat during batting practice. (July 7, 2011)

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Derek Jeter poses for a photo with a
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Derek Jeter poses for a photo with a fan. (July 9, 2011)

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