Derek Jeter earns 3,000th hit foxsports Oct 20, 2016 at 4:58p ET Derek Jeter (Mandatory Credit: William Perlman/THE STAR-LEDGER via US PRESSWIRE) New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter hits a single in the first inning of the game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium. The base hit is the 2,999th of his career. First hug Derek Jeter completes his homer trot and Jorge Posada is the first to grab him after his amazing 3,000th hit. Can you believe it? Derek Jeter supplied yet another dramatic moment as he enters the 3,000-hit club with a towering homer to left field in the third inning. Getting ready Derek Jeter awaits his date with destiny before the Yankees' game against the Rays. There's 2,999! A packed house in the Bronx watches Jeter lace a single in the first inning to put him one away from 3,000. Don't hurt yourself Derek Jeter can't avoid being thrown out at second, but Yankees fans will give him a pass on that one. Good contact Jeter puts the wood on the ball in the first inning on an offering from David Price. FOX Fantasy Baseball Join or Create a Free League Play Now!