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MLB Changes History With Derek Jeter’s Hit That Tied Him With Honus Wagner

History has now even been changed in the name of Derek Jeter. His infield single on August 8th against the Indians that tied Honus Wagner for sixth-place on the all-time list was changed today to an error by Major League Baseball. Fortunately for Jeter, he’s collected six hits since then — pushing his career total of 3,435 well past Wagner’s 3,430. “So there’s no story...
Via Geeks and Cleats
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Derek Jeter Passes Honus Wagner For 6th On All-Time MLB Hits List (VIDEO)

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter has added another milestone to his already historic career. Jeter entered Saturday’s game against the Cleveland Indians tied with the legendary Honus Wagner for sixth place on the all-time hits list. With one out in the sixth inning, Jeter became the sole possessor of sixth place with an infield single. Your browser does not support iframes...
Via NESN.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeter passes Wagner On Hits List

YANKEES.COM Derek Jeter has sole possession of the sixth spot on the all-time hits list passing Honus Wagner Saturday afternoon at Yankee Stadium.  Jeter’s infield hit off Cleveland Indians ace, Corey Kluber, in the sixth inning was his 3,431 career hit.  He hit a little dribbler between third and short.  Lonnie Chisenhall made an attempt bare handed but couldn’t make a play...
Via Reading Between The Seams
18 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Derek Jeter tie Honus Wagner for sixth on all-time hit list

On Friday night, New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter tied Honus Wagner for sixth spot on the MLB’s all time hits list.  Jeter recorded his 3,430th career hit in the first inning against the Cleveland Indians.  Jeter hit an infield single off Indians’ pitcher Trevor Bauer. It was all a bit too easy however as Indians first baseman Carlos Santana clearly drops the ball allowing...
Via New York Sports-Kings
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Explaining the Honus Wagner Career Hits Discrepancy

As Derek Jeter continues his climb up baseball's all-time hits list, we have received several inquiries about Honus Wagner's career hit total. We list 3,420, while MLB lists him with 3,430 career hits. While the similarity of the numbers may imply a simple typo, it turns out that the reasons for the one-digit difference are not simple at all. For an explanation of the history...
Via Sports-Reference
29 days ago  |  Discuss
BIG BUCKS

Rare card sells for record amount

A rare baseball card of Honus Wagner sold for a record amount at an auction. See how much the prized collector's item went for.

Via Bush League Chronicle
April 06, 2013  |  Discuss
CRAZY COLLECTIBLES

Rare Wagner card could fetch $3M

An expensive bidding war is expected to ensue over an extremely rare 1909 Honus Wagner "cigarette" card, with some expecting bidding to reach $3 million.

Via The Other Paper
March 22, 2013  |  3 Comments
COLLECTOR'S ITEM

Baseball card sells for huge money

A famous baseball card was sold at auction for over $1.2 million. Is that how you would spend your money if you had that much?

Via Sharapova's Thigh
April 20, 2012  |  Discuss
MEMORABILIA MANIA

Honus Wagner card might sell for $1.5M

St. Louis-based collector Bill Goodwin is set to put his 1909 Honus Wagner card up for auction Tuesday, and he expects it to bring in at least $1 million—perhaps even upwards of $1.5 million.

Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
March 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Rare Honus Wagner card could fetch $1.5 million

Bill Goodwin of suburban St. Louis has been in the collectibles business for a quarter of a century, but he says the 102-year-old baseball card he's putting up for auction is about as good as it gets. Goodwin will begin an online auction for a 1909 Honus Wagner baseball card, one of the most sought-after sports collectibles in the world. Goodwin expects the card to fetch at...
Via AP on Fox
March 26, 2012  |  Discuss
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