Jeter hit 3,000 with class

New York Yankees Derek Jeter runs the bases after hitting career hit number 3000 with a solo home run in the third inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium in New York City on July 9, 2011. UPI/John Angelillo

Derek Jeter got hit number 3,000 with a home run while going 5-5 in a victory for the Yankees. It’s a fitting end to his quest for this milestone, as he’ll go down as one of the greats of his generation.

Yahoo! Sports has a great list of the greatest Yankees of all time, and Jeter is now in the mix.

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