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I wish I'd gotten a chance to see the great Mariano Rivera more than I had - for me living in the DC Suburbs, he was always "that guy up in New York who never loses." Some people that have really studied his cutter say it may be the single greatest pitch in MLB history.
Derek Jeter (1974-), Legendary NY Yankee Shortstop (1995-2014) and the Sixth All-Time MLB Hits Leader
DonRocks posted a topic in SportsDerek Jeter is 2nd only to Hank Aaron in total number of hits by a right-handed batter. That is one *incredible* statistic that few people know about - his lifetime batting average (with just a few games to go in his final season) is .309. Just to give some additional perspective, he has over 700 more hits as a Yankee than Gehrig, Ruth, Mantle, DiMaggio - anyone you can name, and he's done it in only 20 years which is long, but not *that* long. Here's a very funny video from earlier today - it's only 32-seconds long, and you have to watch it.