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Derek Jeter reaches 3,000th hit on solo home run

Shannon Stapleton / Reuters

New York Yankees Derek Jeter smiles as he runs up the first base line hitting a solo home run for his 3,000 career hit against the Tampa Bay Rays in the third inning at Yankee Stadium in New York, July 9.

 AP reports:

With a swift swing of his shiny black bat, Jeter jolted himself into historic company, homering off Tampa Bay ace David Price in the third inning Saturday. He became the 28th major leaguer to hit the milestone and joined former teammate Wade Boggs as the only players to do it with a home run.

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