Posted May 31, 2011 by DJ Enuff in Sports

Jeter hits on 16th anniversary!


Derek Jeter got his 2981 hit yesterday, May 30, on the 16th anniversary of his first major league hit (May 30, 1995). Jeter has the most hits from that date forward, but A-Rod and Johnny Damon are right behind him [Chart below]. The NY Yankees went on to beat the Oakland Athletics 5-0, yesterday, with flawless pitching by ressurected 38-year old Bartolo Colon. He pitched a complete game only giving up four hits, no runs, and striking out six.

Most Hits, Since May 30, 1995*

Derek Jeter 2,980
Alex Rodriguez 2,701
Johnny Damon 2,624
Garret Anderson 2,524
Chipper Jones 2,503
*date of Derek Jeter’s first hit

(chart courtesy espn)

Bartolo Colon flawless pitching, May 30, 5-0 Yankees over Athletics: