At 2,718 hits, Derek Jeter is just three hits away from tying and four from passing Lou Gehrig as the Yankees all-time hits leader and with a double-header today he’ll have a strong opportunity to pass The Iron Horse today.
So it makes sense that everyone is focused on the guy who is no. 2 on your score card, but no. 1 in you hearts. Here is a list of links if you want to catch up on your Essential Jeter Reading today:
Mark Feinsand of the Daily News takes a look at John Sterling’s connection to Jeter over his entire career.
Jeter’s first victim, Tim Belcher, talks about his first impression of the now legendary shortstop.
Mark Feinsand is back to talk about the celebration for Jeter.
The Daily News gets the Yankee fan’s perspective on the Yankees’ captain.
George King of the NY Post talks about passing Gehrig and possibly more. Could he become the 3rd to 4,000?
Bryan Hoch gets coaches and former Yankees talking about what Jeter would have meant to their teams.
Hoch also talks Jeter, records, and Lou Gehrig.
It’s all Jeter for Hoch today as he looks at some of Jeter’s off the field accomplishments.
Despite all the attention, Jeter is still focused on winning.
It wasn’t always this easy for Jeter. The Daily News looks back at some of his tougher times coming up.
Pete Caldera talks about Jeter being the Pride of the Yankees.
Ed Valentine asks, is today the day for Jeter?
Keith Olbermann wants to remind you that he’s a douche Gehrig’s career ended early.
Was Watching wonders, who was the better “Yankee” Jeter or Joe DiMaggio.
Last but not least, Peter Abraham takes a look at Jeter being on the doorstep and even breaks down how he’s done against the upcoming Rays pitchers. Hint: he’s done very well.
There are more out there, but this should be enough. If you want even more, get a life.