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Derek Jeter moves into eighth place on all-time hits list

By Mike Axisa | Baseball Writer

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Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter moved into sole possesion of eighth place on the all-time hits list on Sunday. He singled in the third inning to tie Paul Molitori, then he singled again in the fourth to jump over him.

Here is the all-time hit list at the moment:

  1. Pete Rose - 4,256 hits
  2. Ty Cobb - 4,189
  3. Hank Aaron - 3,771
  4. Stan Musial - 3,630
  5. Tris Speaker - 3,514
  6. Honus Wagner - 3,420
  7. Carl Yastrzemski - 3,419
  8. Derek Jeter - 3,320
  9. Paul Molitor - 3,319
  10. Eddie Collins - 3,315

With a great season, Jeter could jump Tris Speaker to take over fifth place all-time. Jeter is retiring after the season and looks likely to call it a career with at least the sixth most hits in baseball history. That is something else.

Coming into Sunday's game, Jeter was 2-for-11 with four walks on the season. Had he not missed almost all of 2013 with leg and ankle problems, he'd have a chance to finish his career as high as third place on the all-time hits list.

Cap Anson, who played during the 1800s, retired with 3,435 career hits, but pre-1900 hit totals are not recognized due to the unreliability of the information.

 
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