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The Yankees' Derek Jeter singles in the third (Credit: John Dunn)

The Yankees' Derek Jeter singles in the third inning to pass Lou Gehrig with 2,722 career hits to become the Yankees all-time hit leader.

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Tampa Bay Rays visit the New York Yankees.

The Yankees' Derek Jeter waves to the crowd
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The Yankees' Derek Jeter waves to the crowd after hitting a single to break Lou Gehrig's all-time Yankees hit record during the third inning Friday night. (Sept. 11, 2009)

New York Yankees' Derek Jeter (2) singles in
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New York Yankees' Derek Jeter (2) singles in the third inning to pass Lou Gehrig with 2,722 career hits to become the Yankees all-time hit leader at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. (Sept. 11, 2009)

New York Yankees' Derek Jeter (2) singles in
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New York Yankees' Derek Jeter (2) singles in the third inning to pass Lou Gehrig with 2,722 career hits to become the Yankees all-time hit leader at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. (Sept. 11, 2009)

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The Yankees' Derek Jeter singles in the third
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The Yankees' Derek Jeter singles in the third inning Friday to pass Lou Gehrig and break the Yankees' all-time hit record. (Sept. 11, 2009)

The Yankees' Derek Jeter singles in the third
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The Yankees' Derek Jeter singles in the third inning to pass Lou Gehrig with 2,722 career hits to become the Yankees all-time hit leader.

Derek Jeter high-fives Alex Rodriguez after Jeter broke
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Derek Jeter high-fives Alex Rodriguez after Jeter broke the all-time Yankees hits record against the Baltimore Orioles. (Sept. 11, 2009)

Derek Jeter tips his helmet to the fans
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Derek Jeter tips his helmet to the fans in the third inning after setting a new Yankees team record for most hits, passing Lou Gehrig. (Sept. 11, 2009)

Fans celebrate after Derek Jeter set a new
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Fans celebrate after Derek Jeter set a new team record for hits. (Sept. 11, 2009)

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Derek Jeter tips his helmet to the fans
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Derek Jeter tips his helmet to the fans in the third inning after setting a new Yankees record for most hits. (Sept. 11, 2009)

Derek Jeter gets a hug from Alex Rodriguez
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Derek Jeter gets a hug from Alex Rodriguez after breaking Lou Gehrig's record for all-time hits by a Yankee. (Sept. 11, 2009)

Derek Jeter singles in the third inning to
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Derek Jeter singles in the third inning to set a new Yankee team record for most hits. (Sept. 11, 2009)

New York Yankees' Derek Jeter, right, celebrates with
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New York Yankees' Derek Jeter, right, celebrates with teammates after hitting a single during the third inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles to pass Lou Gehrig's all-time Yankees hit record Friday, Sept. 11, 2009, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

Bronx, N.Y. - Friday, September 11, 2009. Yankees
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Bronx, N.Y. - Friday, September 11, 2009. Yankees vs. Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium. Derek Jeter tips his helmet to the fans after setting a new Yankee team record for most hits. Photo by David Pokress

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Derek Jeter's teammates embrace him after he broke
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Derek Jeter's teammates embrace him after he broke Lou Gehrig's team record for most hits. (Sept. 11, 2009)

Bronx, N.Y. - Friday, September 11, 2009. Yankees
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Bronx, N.Y. - Friday, September 11, 2009. Yankees vs. Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium. Alex Rodriguez, left, smiles broadly as Derek jeter is embraced by his teammates. Photo by David Pokress

Bronx, N.Y. - Friday, September 11, 2009. Yankees
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Bronx, N.Y. - Friday, September 11, 2009. Yankees vs. Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium. Derek Jeter and Alex Rodriguez after Jeter broke Lou Gehrig's team record for most hits. Photo by David Pokress

Bronx, N.Y. - Friday, September 11, 2009. Yankees
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Bronx, N.Y. - Friday, September 11, 2009. Yankees vs. Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium. First base coach Mick Keleher is the first to congratulate Derek jeter on setting a new team record for hits. Photo by David Pokress

Bronx, N.Y. - Friday, September 11, 2009. Yankees
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Bronx, N.Y. - Friday, September 11, 2009. Yankees vs. Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium. Alex Rodriguez embraces Derek jeter. Photo by David Pokress

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New York Yankees' Derek Jeter (2), walks back
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New York Yankees' Derek Jeter (2), walks back to the dugout after striking out in his first at bat in the first inning at Yankee Stadium in New York. (Photo by John Dunn)

A fan holds a sign celebrating Derek Jeter's
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A fan holds a sign celebrating Derek Jeter's historic night. (Sept. 9, 2009)

Yankees vs. Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium.
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Yankees vs. Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium. Derek Jeter is at the top of the Yankees "hit list." (Sept. 9, 2009)

The Yankee Stadium video screen honors Derek Jeter
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The Yankee Stadium video screen honors Derek Jeter after he got his 2721st hit to tie Lou Gehrig on the Yankees career hits list. (Sept. 9, 2009)

The Yankee Stadium video screen honors Derek Jeter,
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The Yankee Stadium video screen honors Derek Jeter, who tied Lou Gehrig's Yankees career record for hits on Wednesday night against Tampa Bay. (Sept. 9, 2009)

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Derek Jeter waves to the crowd after tying
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Derek Jeter waves to the crowd after tying Lou Gehrig for most hits by a Yankee. (Sept. 9, 2009)

Derek Jeter doubles in the fifth inning against
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Derek Jeter doubles in the fifth inning against the Rays to pull within one hit of tying Lou Gehrig's Yankees career hits record. (Sept. 9, 2009)

New York Yankees' Derek Jeter tips his cap
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New York Yankees' Derek Jeter tips his cap after hitting a single during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2009, at Yankee Stadium in New York. The hit tied Jeter with Lou Gehrig for most hits by a Yankee.

In the N.Y. Yankees vs. Tampa Bay Rays
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In the N.Y. Yankees vs. Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium, Derek Jeter doubles in the 5th inning. (Sept. 9, 2009)

N.Y. Yankees vs. Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee
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N.Y. Yankees vs. Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium: Derek Jeter doubles in the 5th inning. (Sept. 9, 2009)

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N.Y. Yankees vs. Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee
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N.Y. Yankees vs. Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium: Derek Jeter runs to first base in the 7th inning. (Sept. 9, 2009)

N.Y. Yankees vs. Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee
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N.Y. Yankees vs. Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium: Derek Jeter runs to first base in the 7th inning. (Sept. 9, 2009)

N.Y. Yankees vs. Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee
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N.Y. Yankees vs. Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium: Derek Jeter runs to first base in the 7th inning. (Sept. 9, 2009)

Bronx, N.Y. - Tuesday, September 8, 2009. N.Y.
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Bronx, N.Y. - Tuesday, September 8, 2009. N.Y. Yankees vs. Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium. Derek Jeter hops around the batters box in the 6th inning. Photo by David Pokress

Bronx, N.Y. - Tuesday, September 8, 2009. N.Y.
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Bronx, N.Y. - Tuesday, September 8, 2009. N.Y. Yankees vs. Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium. Alex rodriguez reaxts to a strike during his 6th inning at-bat. Photo by David Pokress

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NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 08: Gregg Zaun #9
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NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 08: Gregg Zaun #9 of the Tampa Bay Rays catches a pop up from Melky Cabrera #53 of the New York Yankees on September 8, 2009 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 08: Alex Rodriguez #13
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NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 08: Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees connects for a sixth-inning RBI single against the Tampa Bay Rays on September 8, 2009 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Bronx, N.Y. - Tuesday, September 8, 2009. N.Y.
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Bronx, N.Y. - Tuesday, September 8, 2009. N.Y. Yankees vs. Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium. Derek Jeter walks back to the dugout after striking outr in the 6th inning. Photo by David Pokress

Bronx, N.Y. - Tuesday, September 8, 2009. N.Y.
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Bronx, N.Y. - Tuesday, September 8, 2009. N.Y. Yankees vs. Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium. Nick Swisher gets the shaving cream trewatment to celebrate his walk off home run to win the game. Photo by David Pokress

Bronx, N.Y. - Tuesday, September 8, 2009. N.Y.
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Bronx, N.Y. - Tuesday, September 8, 2009. N.Y. Yankees vs. Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium. Derek Jeter takes strike three in the 6th inning. Photo by David Pokress

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New York Yankees' A.J. Burnett, left, smears Nick
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New York Yankees' A.J. Burnett, left, smears Nick Swisher with shaving cream after Swisher hit a home run in the ninth inning to give the Yankees a 3-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays in a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

N.Y. Yankees vs. Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee
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N.Y. Yankees vs. Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium. Nick Swisher celebrates his walk off home run to win the game. (September 8, 2009)

New York Yankees' Nick Swisher, right, reacts after
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New York Yankees' Nick Swisher, right, reacts after A.J. Burnett smeared him with shaving cream after Swisher hit a home run in the ninth inning to give the Yankees a 3-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays in a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

New York Yankees' Nick Swisher (33) celebrates with
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New York Yankees' Nick Swisher (33) celebrates with teammates after hitting a home run against the Tampa Bay Rays during the ninth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009 at Yankee Stadium in New York. The Yankees won 3-2. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

New York Yankees Alex Rodriguez beats Tampa Bay
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New York Yankees Alex Rodriguez beats Tampa Bay Rays Ben Zobrist to the bag in the seventh inning at Yankee Stadium Bronx, New York, Tuesday, September 8, 2009. (David Pokress/Newsday/MCT)

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Derek Jeter lines out in the 3rd inning.
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Derek Jeter lines out in the 3rd inning.

AJ Burnett walks back to the dugout in
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AJ Burnett walks back to the dugout in between innings during the game against the Tampa Bay Rays on September 7, 2009.

AJ Burnett and Jose Molina talk on the
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AJ Burnett and Jose Molina talk on the mound during the game against the Tampa Bay Rays on September 7, 2009.

Mark Teixeira hits a three-run home run against
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Mark Teixeira hits a three-run home run against the Tampa Bay Rays on September 7, 2009 at Yankee Stadium.

Derek Jeter hits into a fielders' choice in
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Derek Jeter hits into a fielders' choice in his first at bat during the game against the Tampa Bay Rays on September 7, 2009.

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Mark Teixeira, right, celebrates his three-run homer with
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Mark Teixeira, right, celebrates his three-run homer with teammates Derek Jeter, center, and Johnny Damon against the Tampa Bay Ray in the third inning during Game 2 of a doubleheader at Yankee Stadium September 7, 2009.

New York Yankees' Mark Teixeira follows through on
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New York Yankees' Mark Teixeira follows through on a three-run home run during the third inning of the second game of a baseball doubleheader against the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday, Sept. 7, 2009 at Yankee Stadium.

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