Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 5/27/12

New York Yankees Derek Jeter hits into a fielder's choice against the Tampa Bay Rays during the third inning in Game 2 of a doubleheader at Yankee Stadium in Bronx, New York, Monday, September 7, 2009. (David Pokress/Newsday/MCT) Photo via Newscom

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New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter moved into sole possession of 14th place on baseball's all-time hits list on Sunday by getting his 3,155th hit, surpassing George Brett. Jeter led off the first inning with a line drive to left field off A's starter Tommy Milone. Seth Smith made a diving attempt to catch it, but he couldn't control it and it fell for a single. "I'm always kind of bummed out when guys pass you, because you had your own place in the record book for a while, and I had that one there for a while," Brett said in a statement. "But a guy like Derek comes around and passes you, really, I think it all depends on the type of person that did it. I have the utmost respect for him."
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  • Aren't Derek and George the same age?
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