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Jeter tops Gehrig, sets Yankees hit record

(AP) - Derek Jeter broke the New York Yankees' hit record held by Lou Gehrig for more than seven decades Friday night.He did it with a single to right field in the third inning.That gave Jeter 2,722 hits,

News 12 Staff

Nov 2, 2009, 8:38 PM

Updated 5,343 days ago

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(AP) - Derek Jeter broke the New York Yankees' hit record held by Lou Gehrig for more than seven decades Friday night.He did it with a single to right field in the third inning.That gave Jeter 2,722 hits, one more than Gehrig, whose Hall of Fame career was cut short by illness in 1939.


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