With Derek Jeter just 4 hits away from becoming the first yankee and the 28th major league play to reach the 3000 hit club questions of his place in baseball history arise. Derek Jeter will have his 3000th hit with the week thats certain, and he has accomplished allot during his great Yankee career.
Jeter is known to be a true proffesional and though his skills have declined he is still the captain of the New York Yankees. With all his achievements, though great, I still question if he is in the debate for all time great MLB players, or atleast the elite list. No question he is a all time great Yankee, but I think he would be at best a top 50 MLB player. He is probably top 5-7 shortstops of all time, though if A-Rod moves back over he will pass him again.
He is a great player but I think since he plays for the Yankees he gets a little more credit and of course coverage than he should of his entire career.
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