Jeter passes Gehrig for Yankee Stadium hits recordNew York Yankees Editing of this page by unregistered or newly registered users is currently disabled due to vandalism. captain Derek Jeter Editing of this page by unregistered or newly registered users is currently disabled until (UTC) due to vandalism. surpassed Lou Gehrig for the most hits recorded at Yankee Stadium with his 1,270th career hit at the storied ballpark on Tuesday.
Jeter singled to left field in the first inning against Chicago White Sox The Chicago White Sox are a professional baseball team based in Chicago, Illinois. The White Sox are a member of the Central Division of Major League Baseball's American League. From to the present, the White Sox have played in U.S. righthander Gavin Floyd to grab his slice of history at Yankee Stadium, which will close its doors at the end of the team's current homestand on Sunday.
The Yankees will move into a new stadium across the street next April.
Jeter also has 8,002 at-bats as a Yankee, passing Gehrig for second place on the club's all-time list.
While Jeter reached the milestone, the Yankees fell to 3-2 in their final homestand.
Gavin Floyd pitched seven solid innings as the White Sox posted a 6-2 victory over the Yankees.
Alexei Ramirez homered off Yankees hurler Andy Pettitte and Paul Konerko had an RBI RBI
runs batted in
Noun 1. rbi - a run that is the result of the batter's performance; "he had more than 100 rbi last season"
run batted in double in his return from a knee injury for the White Sox.
Juan Uribe also drove in two runs for the White Sox 84-66, who entered the day 1 1/2 games ahead of the Minnesota Twins in the American League Central The American League Central is one of three divisions in Major League Baseball's American League. The division was formed in the 1994 realignment. Its teams are all located in the Midwestern United States. .
Ken Griffey Jr. and Brian Anderson also drove in runs for the White Sox, who had four runs and six hits in six innings off Pettitte.