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Tuesday, July 12, 2011
"Where Does Derek Jeter Rank in the 3,000 Hit Club" by Will Leitch - NYMag.com
I think I once almost subletted a room with this cat Will Leitch in the East Village? I don't know, name sounds familiar to me. Anyway, he did a comparison of some of Jeter's other stats to players in the 3,000 hit club. The Captain comes out shockingly well I think. Granted his WAR sucked, and you could make the argument that that's the only stat that matters (how many games did he actually help his team win, as opposed to if some other guy was playing for him that day). But still, 13th in batting average, 15th in home runs, 14th in runs ... not bad. Oh, and he was numero uno in World Series rings. CONCRETE JUNGLE WHERE DREAMS ARE MADE OOOFFFFFFF!!!!!