New York Yankees' Derek Jeter follows through on a solo home run for his 3,000 career hit during the third inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays Saturday, July 9, 2011 at Yankee Stadium in New York. Rays catcher John Jaso, pitcher David Price, left, and umpire Jim Wolf look on. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
July 9, 2011 1:27:16 PM PDT
NEW YORK (AP) - July 9, 2011 --
Mobbed by his pinstriped pals after the ball sailed into the left-field seats, showered by ovations from his fans, Derek Jeter stood alone - the first New York Yankees player to reach 3,000 hits.