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Derek Jeter, and sports in general, aren’t usually what viral videos are made of, but reaching the 3,000th hit milestone — with a homerun against David Price at Yankees Stadium — caused this clip to be the hottest trend online today. Continue reading to watch.
Jeter became the 28th player in history to reach 3,000 hits, but only the second to do so with a home run; the other was Wade Boggs for Tampa Bay in 1999. Only Ty Cobb, Hank Aaron and Robin Yount joined the club at a younger age than Jeter, who turned 37 on June 26.