With a home run in the third inning off of David Price, Derek Jeter reached the 3,000-hits milestone in a win over the Tampa Bay Rays on July 9, 2011. He went 5-for-5 with two RBIs and two runs on the day.
Derek Jeter, No. 2, of the New York
Derek Jeter, No. 2, of the New York Yankees waves to the crowd after the game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium. (July 9, 2011) (Credit: Jim McIsaac)
Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees
Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees connects on career hit No. 3,000. (July 9, 2011) (Credit: Jim McIsaac)
Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees
Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees runs the base after his third-inning home run, his 3,000th career hit. (July 9, 2011) (Credit: Jim McIsaac)

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Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees
Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees celebrates career hit No. 3,000. (July 9, 2011) (Credit: Jim McIsaac)
Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees
Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees waves to the crowd after the game against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium. (July 9, 2011) (Credit: Jim McIsaac)
Derek Jeter gives a friendly pat to Rays
Derek Jeter gives a friendly pat to Rays second baseman Sean Rodriguez after he doubled in the 5th inning. (July 9, 2011) (Credit: David Pokress)
Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees
Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees celebrates career hit No. 3,000. (July 9, 2011) (Credit: Jim McIsaac)
of the New York Yankees of the Tampa
of the New York Yankees of the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium. (July 9, 2011) (Credit: Jim McIsaac)

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Derek Jeter and his bat as he comes
Derek Jeter and his bat as he comes to bat in the 5th inning. (July 9, 2011) (Credit: David Pokress)
Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees
Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees celebrates career hit No. 3,000, a third-inning home run, against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium. (July 9, 2011) (Credit: Jim McIsaac)
Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees
Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees warms up before playing against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium. (July 9, 2011) (Credit: Jim McIsaac)
Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees
Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees runs the bases after career hit #3,000, a third inning home run, against David Price (not pictured) of the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium. (July 9, 2011) (Credit: Jim McIsaac)
Joe Girardi hugs Derek Jeter after hit No.
Joe Girardi hugs Derek Jeter after hit No. 3000. (July 9, 2011) (Credit: David Pokress)

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Jorge Posada has a big hug for Derek
Jorge Posada has a big hug for Derek Jeter after hit No. 3,000. (July 9, 2011) (Credit: David Pokress)
Derek Jeter strokes a solo home run in
Derek Jeter strokes a solo home run in the third inning for career hit No. 3,000. (July 9, 2011) (Credit: David Pokress)
All eyes are on Derek Jeter as he
All eyes are on Derek Jeter as he stands in the on-deck circle in the first inning. (July 9, 2011) (Credit: David Pokress)
Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees
Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees runs the bases after career hit No. 3,000, a third-inning home run. (July 9, 2011) (Credit: Jim McIsaac)
Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees
Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees runs the bases after career hit No. 3,000. (July 9, 2011) (Credit: Jim McIsaac)
Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees
Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees celebrates career hit No. 3,000, a third-inning home run against David Price. (July 9, 2011) (Credit: Jim McIsaac)
Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees
Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees celebrates career hit No. 3,000, a third-inning home run against David Price. (July 9, 2011) (Credit: Jim McIsaac)
Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees celebrates
Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees celebrates career hit #3,000, a third inning home run, against David Price (not pictured) of the Tampa Bay Rays at home plate with his teammates at Yankee Stadium. (July 9, 2011) (Credit: Jim McIsaac)
Derek Jeter 2 of the New York Yankees
Derek Jeter 2 of the New York Yankees celebrates career hit No. 3,000. (July 9, 2011) (Credit: Jim McIsaac)
Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees
Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees celebrates career hit No. 3,000. (July 9, 2011) (Credit: Jim McIsaac)
Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees connects
Derek Jeter of the New York Yankees connects on career hit No. 3,000, a third inning home run, at Yankee Stadium (July 9, 2011) (Credit: Jim McIsaac)
Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees
Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees connects on career hit #3,000, a third inning home run, at Yankee Stadium. (July 9, 2011) (Credit: Jim McIsaac)
David Price #14 of the Tampa Bay Rays
David Price #14 of the Tampa Bay Rays pitches against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium. (July 9, 2011) (Credit: Jim McIsaac)
A.J. Burnett #34 of the New York Yankees
A.J. Burnett #34 of the New York Yankees pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium. (July 9, 2011) (Credit: Jim McIsaac)
Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees
Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees takes the field to play against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium. (July 9, 2011) (Credit: Jim McIsaac)
Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees
Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees runs up the line after hitting a single for career hit 2999 while playing against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium. (July 9, 2011) (Credit: Getty Images)
Derek Jeter, No. 2 of the New York
Derek Jeter, No. 2 of the New York Yankees, hits a single for career hit 2,999 while playing against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium. (July 9, 2011) (Credit: Getty Images)
Reggie Jackson keeps a close eye on Derek
Reggie Jackson keeps a close eye on Derek Jeter as he tosses a ball with a teammate before the game. (July 9, 2011) (Credit: David Pokress)
Reggie Jackson gives advice to Derek Jeter before
Reggie Jackson gives advice to Derek Jeter before the game.(July 9, 2011) (Credit: David Pokress)
Reggie Jackson, Don Zimmer and baseball writer Bill
Reggie Jackson, Don Zimmer and baseball writer Bill Madden chat during batting practice. (July 7, 2011) (Credit: David Pokress)
Derek Jeter poses for a photo with a
Derek Jeter poses for a photo with a fan. (July 9, 2011) (Credit: David Pokress)