Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 9/14/12
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BOSTON -- For Derek Jeter, it has always been about the team, with individual accomplishments something to think back on when he's done with his Hall of Fame career. But Thursday night, the New York Yankees shortstop caught Willie Mays for 10th place on baseball's all-time hit list. Willie Mays! "(To be equal with Mays) in anything, it's pretty special if you think about it," Jeter said after his RBI single, his 3,283rd hit, helped the Yankees to an important 2-0 victory over the hapless Boston Red Sox. New York remained tied with the Baltimore Orioles for first place in the American League East. "It's kind of hard to think about it now because we're trying to win games, especially this time of the year, but I'd be lying to you if I didn't think it was special." Jeter, playing one night after being removed from the game with an ankle bruise he aggravated running to first base, went 1-for-5 in the game. His bloop single (his major league-leading 195th hit of the season) in ...
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