8:30pm ET - As of this publication, Derek Jeter has doubled and is just two hits away from 3,000 hits, a feat done by only 27 other players prior.
As itâ€™s the Yankees. Because itâ€™s, wellâ€¦ Derek Jeter. The countdown has garnered a lot of interest, including Major League Baseball and the Yankees. As this image shows, special balls are being used to track history.
Source: New York Yankees PR, via Twitter
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