Derek Jeter passes Cal Ripken Jr. on all-time hits list

By C. Trent Rosecrans | Blogger

Derek Jeter

With his first-inning double against the Chicago White Sox on Friday night, Derek Jeter passed Cal Ripken Jr. on the all-time hit list with 3,185. He's now in 14th place on the list, 57 behind Nap Lajoie for 13th.

"Congratulations to Derek on passing me on the all-time hits list," Ripken said in a statement released by the Yankees. "Derek has been such a special player for such a long time and I am happy to see him continue to play at a high level. He represents the game and the Yankees wonderfully, and I hope that he continues to play and continues to give all of us baseball fans great memories."

Jeter, 38, increased his batting average to .306 on the season.

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