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Friday
Sep142012

#2 is now #10

 

Photo by Bill Chuck

In the Yankees 2-0 win over the Red Sox last night, Derek Jeter‘s RBI single gave him a major-league leading 195 hits on the season and 3283 hits in his career, tying him with Willie Mays for 10th place on the all-time hit list.

One of the elements of Jeter's game is his famed inside-out swing.

Check this out.

Here is how Jeter compiled his 195 hits and his .323 batting average this season:

On pitches to the outer half of the plate, the Yankee captain is hitting .316 with 93 hits:

On pitches on the inner half of the plate, Jeter is hitting .332 with 102 hits:

Here is the inside-out swing in action in which Jeter has gone 25-for-55 (.455) on pitches on the inside in which he has gone to the opposite field:

 

Here is baseball’s 3000-hit list:

RkPlayerH1B2B3BHR
1 Pete Rose 4256 3215 746 135 160
2 Ty Cobb 4189 3053 724 295 117
3 Hank Aaron 3771 2294 624 98 755
4 Stan Musial 3630 2253 725 177 475
5 Tris Speaker 3514 2383 792 222 117
6 Carl Yastrzemski 3419 2262 646 59 452
7 Paul Molitor 3319 2366 605 114 234
8 Eddie Collins 3315 2643 438 187 47
9 Derek Jeter 3283 2441 522 65 255
10 Willie Mays 3283 1960 523 140 660
11 Eddie Murray 3255 2156 560 35 504
12 Cal Ripken 3184 2106 603 44 431
13 George Brett 3154 2035 665 137 317
14 Paul Waner 3152 2243 605 191 113
15 Robin Yount 3142 2182 583 126 251
16 Tony Gwynn 3141 2378 543 85 135
17 Dave Winfield 3110 2017 540 88 465
18 Craig Biggio 3060 2046 668 55 291
19 Rickey Henderson 3055 2182 510 66 297
20 Rod Carew 3053 2404 445 112 92
21 Lou Brock 3023 2247 486 141 149
22 Rafael Palmeiro 3020 1828 585 38 569
23 Wade Boggs 3010 2253 578 61 118
24 Al Kaline 3007 2035 498 75 399
25 Roberto Clemente 3000 2154 440 166 240
RkPlayerH1B2B3BHR
Provided by Baseball-Reference.comView Play Index Tool Used Generated 9/14/2012.

Here are Jeter’s victims by team:

ISplitGH ▾BA
  Inter-League 256 345 .326
  Baltimore Orioles 270 341 .307
  Boston Red Sox 261 318 .291
  Toronto Blue Jays 243 307 .314
  Tampa Bay Rays 240 299 .305
  Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 161 215 .333
  Texas Rangers 143 193 .329
  Oakland Athletics 150 189 .310
  Seattle Mariners 163 187 .283
  Detroit Tigers 139 185 .326
  Cleveland Indians 132 178 .338
  Kansas City Royals 130 177 .328
  Minnesota Twins 122 163 .326
  Chicago White Sox 134 158 .295
Provided by Baseball-Reference.comView Original Table Generated 9/14/2012.

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